Nouns denoting natural events

periodic event
an event that recurs at intervals
 
romp
an easy victory
 
deflexion
the movement of the pointer or pen of a measuring instrument from its zero position
 
eclipse
one celestial body obscures another
 
Word of God
a manifestation of the mind and will of God
 
sideswipe
a glancing blow from or on the side of something (especially motor vehicles)
 
shakedown
initial adjustments to improve the functioning or the efficiency and to bring to a more satisfactory state
 
head trip
an exciting or stimulating experience
 
appalling
an experience that appalls
 
scratching
a harsh noise made by scraping
 
levitation
movement upward in virtue of lightness
 
swish
a brushing or rustling sound
 
surface noise
noise produced by the friction of the stylus of a record player moving over the rotating record
 
din
a loud harsh or strident noise
 
moo
the sound made by a cow or bull
 
chicken
a foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops
 
standoff
the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
 
adversity
a stroke of ill fortune; a calamitous event
 
open
a tournament in which both professionals and amateurs may play
 
seismic disturbance
an instance of agitation of the earth's crust
 
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