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falling away

See definition of falling away on Dictionary.com
  • as indesertion
  • as inregress
  • as inremit
  • as insag
  • as inlose ground
  • as incontract
  • as indrop off
  • as inebb

synonyms for falling away

  • betrayal
  • abrogation
  • apostasy
  • avoidance
  • backsliding
  • departure
  • derelict
  • dereliction
  • disaffection
  • disavowal
  • divorce
  • elusion
  • escape
  • evasion
  • falseness
  • flight
  • forsaking
  • leaving
  • perfidy
  • rejection
  • relinquishment
  • renunciation
  • repudiation
  • resignation
  • retirement
  • retreat
  • secession
  • tergiversation
  • treachery
  • truancy
  • withdrawal
  • absconding
  • castoff
  • defecting
  • departing
  • disavowing
  • going back on
  • recreancy
  • running out on
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antonyms for falling away

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  • allowance
  • approval
  • arrival
  • coming
  • meeting
  • ratification
  • stay
  • aid
  • assistance
  • help
  • staying
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    How to use falling away in a sentence

    It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    She walked away toward another door, which was masked with a curtain that she lifted.
    CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
    If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.
    THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
    The bear laughed and joined his companion, and the torpedo thundered away.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    Nevertheless the evening and the night passed away without incident.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    Bits of paper blew aimlessly about, wafted by a little, feverish breeze, which rose in spasms and died away.
    BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
    Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    The pig family did not know when Squinty would be taken away from them, and all they could do was to wait.
    SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
    The young man from far away had not, so far as he knew, either enemies or friends at Monte Carlo.
    ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
    The lovers got up, with only a silent protest, and walked slowly away somewhere else.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
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    WORDS RELATED TO FALLING AWAY

    • abrogation
    • absconding
    • apostasy
    • avoidance
    • backsliding
    • betrayal
    • castoff
    • defecting
    • departing
    • departure
    • derelict
    • dereliction
    • disaffection
    • disavowal
    • disavowing
    • divorce
    • elusion
    • escape
    • evasion
    • falling away
    • falseness
    • flight
    • forsaking
    • going back on
    • leaving
    • perfidy
    • recreancy
    • rejection
    • relinquishment
    • renunciation
    • repudiation
    • resignation
    • retirement
    • retreat
    • running out on
    • secession
    • tergiversation
    • treachery
    • truancy
    • withdrawal
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