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noun as in cascade

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I hiked up through a charred burn zone from the 2012 Fern Lake Fire, across a wooden bridge, and past a roaring waterfall that sprayed cool mist onto my cheeks.

You can expect highs hovering in the low to mid-80s, and countless waterfalls and swimming holes scattered throughout the park help you beat the heat in July and August.

The rivers are tight, boulder-choked, and packed with waterfalls and cascades, so be prepared to work for each strike.

The platform allows anyone visiting the park in late summer and early fall to witness the spectacle of brown bears fishing for salmon, whose migration is slowed down by the waterfalls.

Cook up a storm in the large outdoor kitchen, stroll to the private 50-foot-tall waterfall, or visit one of eight state parks within a half-hour drive of the property.

Ask most designers for their mentors and out will gush a waterfall of names.

In 2010, nuns who were visiting the monastery had taken pictures of the waterfall just past where Escobar's bunker had been.

An impressive grand-scale set was constructed complete with a waterfall as the backdrop.

The Upper Yosemite Falls, the tallest waterfall in North America, is not to be missed.

However, a cold beer nestled in your backpack is the perfect treat when you finally make it to that vista or waterfall.

At a distance of four miles from the colony, a waterfall foams down a chasm which it has worn away for itself.

He looked with longing eyes at the waterfall as he finished the last crumbs of his supper.

She walked from the little waterfall quite a distance down the brook, looking at it with critical eyes.

Near the fort, a waterfall precipitates itself perpendicularly down a narrow ravine.

Tiny silver fish darted to and fro beneath a tumbling waterfall and he felt calmed and reassured by the sight.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to waterfall, such as: cataract, chute, fall, rapids, shoot, and weir.

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