falling falling  /ˈfɑ lɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) decreasing in amount or degree
  2. (adj) becoming lower or less in degree or value
  3. (adj) coming down freely under the influence of gravity

Usage(s):

  1. Indeed, the chance of debris falling in some city of at least 100,000 inhabitants is a sobering 1 in 7.
  2. The fortunes of Argentina's new leader are falling even faster than those of the former First Lady she's been compared to.
  3. Death by falling from great heights is pleasantprovided the smash-up at earth is thorough.

News

  1. Falling tree impales Fla. man doing yard work

    A man is dead after the branch from a falling tree impaled him while he was doing yard work.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WINK TV Southwest Florida

  2. Falling tree impales Florida man during yard work

    A man is dead after the branch from a falling tree impaled him while he was doing yard work. Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies say 63-year-old Dan Paul Butts and his girlfriend Beverly Drew were clearing trees in their back yard Monday afternoon. The Tampa Tribune reports Butts cut a tree with his chainsaw and tied a rope around it. Drew got into a Ford SUV and started pulling the tree ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Local 6 Orlando

  3. Falling tree impales man doing yard work

    A man is dead after the branch from a falling tree impaled him while he was doing yard work.   Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies say 63-year-old Dan Paul Butts and his girlfriend Beverly Drew were clearing trees in their back yard Monday afternoon.   The Tampa Tribune reports Butts cut a tree with his chainsaw and tied a rope around it. Drew got into a Ford SUV and started pulling the tree ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WFTV 9 Orlando

Quotes

  1. "It's a choice between the policies that led us into this mess, and the policies that are taking us out of this mess," Obama said. "It's a choice between falling backward and moving forward."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Associated Press

  2. "There was lots of smoke," Gwynn said. "It was still dark, but you could see ash falling everywhere. Trees were down and the power had just went off when we left."
    on Oct 22, 2007 By: Tony Gwynn Source: Forbes

  3. "As far as LenDale falling out of favor, he practiced. He was prepared to play," Titans coach Jeff Fisher said. "I can't blame him for wanting to play more. Considering the circumstances, he handled things. There were issues I don't need to...
    on Apr 24, 2010 By: Jeff Fisher Source: Globe and Mail

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