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Waterloo
as in:  his Waterloo


Either his furlough was up, or he dreaded to meet any witnesses of his Waterloo flight.
William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  a decisive defeat
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Waterloo his Waterloo my Waterloo their Waterloo
Strongly Associated with:   Battle of Waterloo
Notes:
Waterloo is the town near Brussels in central Belgium where Napoleon lost a decisive battle.
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  • Either his furlough was up, or he dreaded to meet any witnesses of his Waterloo flight.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Waterloo , Battle of Waterloo [8]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   History, Classic Literature, Public Policy & Politics
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