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noun as in failure

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noun as in result of rain

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The weekend won’t be a washout, but we’ll run a chance for showers and storms both days.

His second was a washout because of the coronavirus pandemic.

On Wednesday's Late Show With David Letterman, Tom Brokaw dismissed Snowden as "a high school dropout who is a military washout."

When the washout bowl was introduced it was considered perfection.

He hurried down the track west of a curve which was a few hundred feet beyond the washout, and saw the train coming at full speed.

One day as they lay in a washout, Wolf-Voice pointed to columns of dust far to the south.

Right here there was a small washout in 84 the road, and Bob overlooked it.

It was a mile or more to the washout in the road, but the excitement made him keen for the test.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to washout, such as: disaster, fiasco, and flop.

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