Antonyms for fallen

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A deal with the Rothschilds for control of the Spanish mines had fallen through.

He was not naturally bad, but he had fallen a victim to sudden temptation.

Viviette shredded an apple blossom that had fallen into her lap.

She had gone back to bed and fallen promptly into a pleasant sleep.

Years seemed to have fallen from the shoulders of his grandfather.

No, her head was fallen, and he saw the gleam of her hand at her breast.

For each of the fallen wishes to feel that his exile is self-terminable.

The blow had fallen, even that which Lecorbeau had most dreaded.

He kept close to the bank, looking for some sign of the spot where he had fallen in.

Night had fallen ere we finished, and what could we do save carry it home as best we might?

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, past participle adjective from fall (v.). Used figuratively for "morally ruined" by 1620s. Meaning "those who have died" attested by 1765. Fallen angel is from 1680s; fallen woman by 1820.

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