Nouns denoting natural events

Fall
the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve
 
opening
a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise
 
vagary
an unexpected and inexplicable change in something (in a situation or a person's behavior, etc.)
 
lurch
a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)
 
casualty
a decrease of military personnel or equipment
 
swash
the movement or sound of water
 
run
a race run on foot
 
tick
a metallic tapping sound
 
head crash
(computer science) a crash of a read/write head in a hard disk drive (usually caused by contact of the head with the surface of the magnetic disk)
 
whisper
a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
 
bath mitzvah
(Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 12th birthday of a Jewish girl and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility
 
tramp
a heavy footfall
 
miracle
a marvellous event manifesting a supernatural act of a divine agent
 
hop
an informal dance where popular music is played
 
elimination tournament
a tournament in which losers are eliminated in successive rounds
 
tilt
a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
 
famine
a severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death
 
spray
a jet of vapor
 
impact
the striking of one body against another
 
incident
a single distinct event
 
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