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(of a game or contest) To have failed to win
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Past tense for to be less satisfactory than expected
“Government should use civilized stratagems to arrest those who fall short of the law.”
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Past tense for to have a disastrous outcome
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Past tense for to fail to fulfil the hopes or expectations of
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Past tense for fail
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Past tense for to fail, especially in spectacular fashion
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Past tense for to deny or be denied (of something)
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Past tense for to diminish in intensity or severity, especially gradually
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