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fawl

  • n  the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    in the fall of 1973
  • n  a sudden drop from an upright position
  • n  the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve
  • n  a downward slope or bend
  • n  a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity
    a fall from virtue
  • n  a sudden decline in strength or number or importance
    the fall of the House of Hapsburg
  • n  a movement downward
    the rise and fall of the tides
  • n  the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)
  • n  the time of day immediately following sunset
    they finished before the fall of night
  • n  when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
  • n  a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity
  • n  a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity
    when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall
  • v  descend in free fall under the influence of gravity
  • v  move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
    The barometer is falling
  • v  pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind
    fall into a trap
    fall asleep
    fall prey to an imposter
    fall into a strange way of thinking
  • v  come under, be classified or included
    fall into a category
  • v  fall from clouds
    rain, snow and sleet were falling
  • v  suffer defeat, failure, or ruin
    We must stand or fall
    fall by the wayside
  • v  die, as in battle or in a hunt
    Several deer have fallen to the same gun
  • v  touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
  • v  be captured
  • v  occur at a specified time or place
    Christmas falls on a Monday this year
    The accent falls on the first syllable
  • v  decrease in size, extent, or range
  • v  yield to temptation or sin
  • v  lose office or power
  • v  to be given by assignment or distribution
  • v  move in a specified direction
    The line of men fall forward
  • v  be due
    payments fall on the 1st of the month
  • v  lose one's chastity
    a fallen woman
  • v  to be given by right or inheritance
  • v  come into the possession of
  • v  fall to somebody by assignment or lot
  • v  be inherited by
  • v  slope downward
    The hills around here fall towards the ocean
  • v  lose an upright position suddenly
  • v  drop oneself to a lower or less erect position
  • v  fall or flow in a certain way
  • v  assume a disappointed or sad expression
  • v  be cast down
  • v  come out; issue
  • v  be born, used chiefly of lambs
  • v  begin vigorously
  • v  go as if by falling
  • v  come as if by falling

  • The Paris fall, 2008 collections confirmed that a more subdued, razor-sharp, chic vibe is coming back into fashion, displacing last season's softer more romantic mood.
  • With a half-dozen new imports this fall, American TV is a diversified global marketplace.
  • Here comes fall, earnest and urgent, whispering of Important Books and Movies in Oscar Contention and Controversial Art Exhibitions.
News & Articles

  • Fall Out Boy cling to their core
    AUSTIN, Texas – Fall Out Boy , the popular mid-2000s band with punk roots who became synonymous with the term emo, have hit the road for the first time in almost four years in support of their new record, “Save Rock and Roll.” After releasing “Folie à Deux” in 2008 to lukewarm response from fans, who booed songs played from the ill-fated record, and after taking a necessary extended hiatus, it ...
    June 14, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Fall In Love with Sandestin "By Land or By Sea"
    Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Announces the Fall in Love Wedding Package DESTIN, FL, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Northwest Florida's Ultimate Wedding Destination today ...
    June 13, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Fall Out Boy Performing At House Of Blues
    They titled their latest record "Save Rock and Roll." But what exactly did Fall Out Boy rescue it from? Read on and find out: Macho Posturing Traditionally, rock stars have been expected to be musically inclined extensions of their genitalia. Think about
    June 13, 2013 - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Quotes

  • David Petraeus in Christian Science Monitor
    I do believe that there will be certain assets that ...... we'll be able to recommend can be either redeployed or not deployed to the theater in the fall,General Petraeus, now the senior four-star general in Iraq, told the Senate Armed...
  • Ben Bernanke in The Australian
    Although conventional interest rate policy is constrained by the fact that nominal interest rates cannot fall below zero, the second arrow in the Federal Reserve's quiver - the provision of liquidity - remains effective,Mr Bernanke said.

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