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Catasʹtrophe (4 syl.)

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A turning upside down. The termination of a drama is always a “turning upside down” of the beginning of the plot. (Greek, kata-strepho.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Cat’s Paw
Cat’s Sleep
Cats
Catacomb
Cataian
Catalogue Raisonné (French)
Catamaran
Cataphrygians
Catarrh
Catastrophe
Catch
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Catch a Tartar
Catch as Catch can
Catch Me at It!
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Catch Out (To)
Catch your Hare (First)
Catch-Club
Catehpenny