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debacle -- as in: the venture was a debacle
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  • II Four days after the Jolly Seventeen debacle Vida Sherwin called and casually blew Carol’s world to pieces.

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  • Poor policy decisions have turned a minor event into an American debacle.
  • After the debacle in Russia I left the country,
    Richard Connell  --  The Most Dangerous Game

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