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an avalanche
a large snow slide, mud slide, or ice slide in the mountains;
be composed
be formed
descending
going down
be disorienting
be confused
to fend
to push away, to keep something away, to keep away from
generated
created

The avalanche generated a wave of moving snow.
heroism
bravery
imploring
begging

He is imploring his mom to let him go to the movie.
intermingling
a mixing together

There was an intermingling of foreign languages at the party.
irony
a situation where there is a difference between what is expected and what really happens
oblivious
unaware, unmindful

He was oblivious to the bear standing behind him.
obnoxious
disagreeable, nasty, unattractive

The smell in the barn is obnoxious.
spewing
erupt, gush

The broken pipe spewed gallons and gallons of oil.
therapy
a treatment for a sickness or illness

The old man went to the doctor to find a treatment for his poor eyesight.
unconvincingly
unbelievably

The student tried to explain why his assignment was late. His words were unconvincing.