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Downfall meaning

downfall - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. A sudden fall; a body of things falling.
  2. 2. A sudden descent from rank or state, reputation or happiness; destruction; ruin.
  3. 3. Fall; ruin.

downfall - examples of usage

  1. Its first effect was to raise the spirits of the people; its ultimate consequence was the downfall of Cornwallis and peace to the country. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.
  2. The three fugitives passed out of sight among the shadows of the buildings, and the women returned to the house to wait for the downfall of King or Emperor Paredes. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
  3. President Paredes is making his last effort to stop his downfall, and he has heard that you are in the city. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
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