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To knock down (a person)
“I managed to fell my assailant and quickly ran away.”
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To bring down (a tall object)
“Bill and George would fell many trees to clear the area for a garden.”
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To kill or take the life of
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“Kinzo would fell many soldiers with several slashes of his katana.”
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To cause significant damage or destruction to
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To cause to become physically weaker
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(of a game or contest) To have failed to win
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To grab (someone), usually aggressively, to stop them or bring them to ground
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To have deprived of life
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Strike a surface noisily to attract attention, especially when waiting to be let in through a door
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To make an opening, incision, or wound in (something) with a sharp-edged tool or object
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Past tense for to fall down or to a lower level, especially abruptly
“She would inadvertently fall on the runway after her stiletto heel gave way.”
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Past tense for to physically move from a higher to a lower level
“She threw his clothes out of the window, and he helplessly watched them fall to the ground outside.”
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Past tense for to decrease in number, amount, intensity, or quality
“Our profits would continue to fall due to the regression in the quality of our products.”
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Past tense for to occur or take place
“Night would fall, and the cover of darkness would be our ally.”
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Past tense for to pass into a specified state, situation, or position
“Rabbits are delicate animals that can fall ill due to stress.”
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Past tense for to morally go astray
“Even the saintliest among us can fall when faced with temptation.”
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Past tense for to surrender to, or to be conquered by
“Many of us believed that the city would fall to us within a day, but there are still some rebels to be dealt with.”
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Past tense for to become weaker or worse
“Due to the emergence of new competitors, our market share would continue to fall with each passing month.”
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Past tense for to be badly wounded or killed
“In Tyrion's second trial by combat, Oberyn was confident of victory, but would ultimately fall at the hands of the big oaf Gregor.”
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Past tense for to ebb or recede
“As time passed, the river would begin to fall.”
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Past tense for to cause (something) to descend to the ground
“You can fall a tree by notching it in the spot that you want it to fall in the direction of.”
Adjective
Causing, or resulting in, death
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“I explained as best as I could that the fell disease was a result of inhaling impure air.”
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Highly cruel or violent in nature
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“When the fell tyrant lifts his spear on high, men affrighted from his presence fly.”
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Cruel and pitiless
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Detestable, hateful
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A naturally raised area of land, not as high or craggy as a mountain
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A tract of open uncultivated upland, typically covered with heather
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The skin of an animal with the fur, wool, or hair still on it
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A position of advantage or superiority in a conflict or competition
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