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landslide

(Avalanche), noun accident, adversity, affliction, bad luck, calamity, casualty, catastrophe, disaster, emergency, hardship, infliction, misery, ravage, tragedy, trouble
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landslide

(Overwhelming support), noun conclusive, decisive, large, lopsided, many, overwhelming
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The roads in Nepal are shocking with Tarmac stretches frequently decaying into little more than rough tracks with deep potholes and the occasional land slip.
The land slip on Loftus Bank has been well documented for many years.
The investigation discovered a cobbled carriageway; SEARCH: Locating buried ordnance and services; GROUNDWORK: Electrical survey of a land slip in Rhondda
Nine months ago the main road into Rothbury suffered a land slip and still there is no main contractor appointed to progress the the repairs even though the nasty Government has provided PS7.
It added: "The land slip, which occurred on Boxing Day last year, is likely to worsen over the coming winter months.
Four incidents of land slip were reported within a 300m stretch of the road at Cragend, from Boxing Day.
It can be from land slip or ground heave after adjacent trees have been removed.
The National Trust owns the land and has commissioned a survey to examine why the land slip is happening.
It is believed Mr Spink had been on his knees and digging at the foot of a four-foot embankment when the land slip occurred.