freshet  

  • Pronunciation of freshet: F R EH1 SH IH0 T ('frɛʃɪt)

  • Number of syllables of freshet: 2

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  • Definition of freshet

    • (n): the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow  
  • Examples of freshet

    • A freshet in 1894 caused the new course to become permanent.  
    • The river is known for ice jams during the spring freshet.  
    • I think the freshet caused the tree's death.  
    • The crops were destroyed by a freshet and starvation was before them.  
    • The flood was caused by a freshet.  
    • A man predicts a freshet is going to come.  
    • This bridge was washed away by a freshet in 1869.  
    • The freshet caused a lot of deaths.  
    • Water flow is highest during the spring freshet and lowest in the fall.  
    • Another freshet closed the bridge.  

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