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  • as inmisfire
  • as inmiscarry
  • as incrash
  • as indisappoint
  • as infail
  • as inflop

synonyms for fall flat

  • backfire
  • fizzle
  • flop
  • abort
  • blunder
  • explode
  • flounder
  • miscarry
  • miss
  • slip
  • break down
  • come to nothing
  • fall short
  • fizz out
  • fizzle out
  • go up in smoke
  • go wrong
  • peter out
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antonyms for fall flat

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  • correct
  • do well
  • succeed
  • satisfy
  • please
  • make happy
  • succeed
  • forward
  • allow
  • help
  • clear up
  • encourage
  • excite
  • delight
  • permit
  • assist
  • aid
  • explain
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How to use fall flat in a sentence

Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Why not have sought out the pure white lime-rocks of the flat country, or the grey granite of the hills?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
As the window dropped, Ripperda saw the wounded postilion fall on the neck of his horse.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
It mounted straight as a plume for a little way, until it met the cool air of evening which was beginning to fall.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Poindexter ordered his men to fall in, and they followed Porter, but at a more leisurely gait.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The world may end, the heavens fall, yet loving voices would still find an echo in the ruins of the universe.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Austria's fall was due to the lethargy and hesitation of the courts of Berlin and St. Petersburg.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
By his commandment he maketh the snow to fall apace, and sendeth forth swiftly the lightnings of his judgment.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
By the words of the holy one they stand in judgment, and shall never fall in their watches.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO FALL FLAT

  • bite the dust
  • bump
  • collapse
  • collide
  • crash-land
  • ditch
  • dive
  • drive into
  • drop
  • fall flat
  • fall headlong
  • fall prostrate
  • give way
  • go in
  • hurtle
  • lurch
  • meet
  • overbalance
  • overturn
  • pancake
  • pitch
  • plough into
  • plunge
  • prang
  • slip
  • smash
  • splash down
  • sprawl
  • topple
  • tumble
  • upset
  • washout
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.