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blizzard

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nature
blizzardbliz‧zard /ˈblɪzəd $ -ərd/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 DNa severe snowstorm We got stuck in a blizzard.see thesaurus at storm2 LOT/LARGE NUMBER OR AMOUNTa sudden large amount of something unpleasant or annoying that you must deal withfloodblizzard of a blizzard of emails
Examples from the Corpus
blizzardStock prices finished mostly higher in a session significantly quieted by a blizzard that crippled much of the East Coast.Less than twenty miles out of Aberdeen they ran into a blizzard.a blizzard of memosThe first couple of days brought a continuous heavy blizzard.Gadoury believes this winter is beginning to look like the winter of 1978, when snow dropped by the blizzard thawed early.Eliot had to drive home in the blizzard.Through the blizzard she could see the constant effort of the family to keep their crude tent intact.
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