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synonyms for falling for

  • accepting
  • believing
  • born yesterday
  • dupable
  • easy mark
  • green
  • overtrusting
  • simple
  • swallow whole
  • taken in
  • trustful
  • trusting
  • uncritical
  • unquestioning
  • unsophisticated
  • unsuspecting
  • unsuspicious
  • unwary

antonyms for falling for

MOST RELEVANT
  • skeptical
  • suspecting
  • suspicious
  • untrusting
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How to use falling for in a sentence

It will be no more monotonous than having one's seventh birthday or falling in love for the first time.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
For who, while tears are falling, will pause to handle the wreaths, and find whether they are genuine?
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
The falling dew, and the howling wind raised him not from that bed of lonely despair.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
During his mild régime the insurrection increased rapidly, and in one encounter he himself was very near falling a prisoner.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
He walked about, stumbling over sticks and stones and stumps, sometimes falling down on soft moss, and again on the hard ground.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Rosemary shook her head doubtfully, and her falling hair of pale, shimmering gold waved like a wheat-field shaken by a breeze.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
The result of this stock-taking shows that eleven volumes were unaccounted-for, a list of which is appended.
REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
At this stock-taking the number unaccounted-for is twenty-two, several of which are quite recent accessions to the Library.
REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
He and his wife were falling naturally into the way of—as he had just cynically styled it—fashionable people.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
When the sailors are employed in shifting the sails, great care must be taken to avoid injury by the falling of any of the ropes.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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WORDS RELATED TO FALLING FOR

  • accepting
  • believing
  • born yesterday
  • dupable
  • easy mark
  • falling for
  • green
  • overtrusting
  • simple
  • swallow whole
  • taken in
  • trustful
  • trusting
  • uncritical
  • unquestioning
  • unsophisticated
  • unsuspecting
  • unsuspicious
  • unwary
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.