Thesaurus / falling away

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The groining of the roof is, unfortunately, falling away by degrees.

When the little group was finally stationary among the trees and underbrush, Anne's face betrayed some falling away of defiance.

A Gentleman PlayerRobert Neilson Stephens

That is to say, the only preventive of falling away from steadfastness is continual progress.

It bulged forward, smoking now, bits of it shriveling off and falling away.

The Jewels of AptorSamuel R. Delany

Thence they proceeded to inquire into the matter of his falling away from the truth, which was the crisis of the whole affair.

Summer was waning fast, and, though she did not yet know it, the summer of her careless childhood was falling away like the roses.

Loyal to the SchoolAngela Brazil

The high valley was falling away into a broken gulch, and the railway-grade driving-path clung closer to the hillsides.

Empire BuildersFrancis Lynde

A vast field of lava skirts it on one side, falling away in terraces towards the sea.

They were enraged and intoxicated by her extraordinary resistance, by the falling away of their rags and their sudden nakedness.

The Created LegendFeodor Sologub

This it is, which has been one of the main causes of the falling away of the Imperial Deputies.

Lord Lyons: A Record of British DiplomacyThomas Wodehouse Legh Newton
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