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fiasco
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • Does he still, after the fiasco at the Ministry?
  • "I think the word ’fiasco’ would be a good one here," said Dumbledore, nodding.
  • "Wish I’d followed him now, the match was such a fiasco "
  • Ah, poor Lucius . what with Voldemorts fury about the fact that he threw away the Horcrux for his own gain, and the fiasco at the Ministry last year, I would not be sur-prised if he is not secretly glad to be safe in Azkaban at the moment.

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  • Their battle plan was a fiasco. They were in retreat after five minutes.
  • I have fallen from a height, and my fiasco has made no noise.
    Henry James  --  The American

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