Thesaurus / fall upon

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It was not even necessary on this occasion to fall upon the retreating enemy.

Alas, that most of the deserved honors of this world should fall upon barren ground!

The Crisis, CompleteWinston Churchill

He thought that his hour had come, and that a just vengeance for all the lives that he had taken, was about to fall upon him.

Princess ZaraRoss Beeckman

The ashes now began to fall upon us, though in no great quantity.

Some of the reflected rays of this splendour were allowed to fall upon Ernest himself.

I felt no sorrow, no desire for action, no inclination to go upstairs and fall upon the body of my wife.

The Good SoldierFord Madox Ford

What if the displeasure of God for this creature-worship should fall upon the child also?

Silent StrugglesAnn S. Stephens

In some species, as among the lilies, the style is so long that the pollen could not fall upon it without artificial aid.

And then something happens, and they fall upon me with the weight of mountains.

This it is necessary to neutralize, by permitting rays from another source to fall upon the opposite face of the pile.

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