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See definition of fall upon on Dictionary.com
  • as inlunge
  • as inpounce
  • as inraid
  • as instrike
  • as instumble
  • as inbeset
  • as income at

synonyms for fall upon

  • bound
  • leap
  • lurch
  • poke
  • stab
  • thrust
  • burst
  • charge
  • cut
  • dash
  • drive
  • hit
  • jab
  • jump
  • pitch
  • plunge
  • push
  • strike
  • surge
  • set upon
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antonyms for fall upon

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  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • lose
  • repress
  • retreat
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    How to use fall upon in a sentence

    It is thinner than that of chronic bronchitis, and upon standing separates into three layers of pus, mucus, and frothy serum.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    Other things being equal, the volume of voice used measures the value that the mind puts upon the thought.
    EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
    He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    In the year of misery, of agony and suffering in general he had endured, he had settled upon one theory.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    He turned his eyes upon her; but no sympathy was in their beams; no belief in the semblance of her tears.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    His 6,000 native auxiliaries (as it proved later on) could not be relied upon in a civil war.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    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
    All our intelligent students will insist upon learning what they can of these discussions and forming opinions for themselves.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    This city stands upon almost two equal parts on each side the river that passes through.
    GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
    But what a magnificent plain is this we are entering upon: it is of immense extent.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
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