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synonyms for falls

  • decline
  • decrease
  • dip
  • drop
  • plunge
  • recession
  • reduction
  • slump
  • spill
  • abatement
  • cut
  • declivity
  • diminution
  • dive
  • downgrade
  • dwindling
  • ebb
  • header
  • incline
  • lapse
  • lessening
  • plummet
  • pratfall
  • slant
  • slip
  • slope
  • tumble
  • belly flop
  • downward slope
  • nose dive
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antonyms for falls

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  • ascent
  • enlargement
  • increase
  • rise
  • evenness
  • level
  • perfection
  • success
  • climb
  • scaling
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How to use falls in a sentence

When I finally reach the “Falls” in the river, my first thought is that this cascade looks like a set of rapids — more churn than drop.
HE ESCAPED THE CACOPHONY BY STRAPPING ON SNOWSHOES AND SLIPPING INTO THE GREAT NORTH WOODSMILES HOWARDJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Death comes in, the bread at the feast turns black, the hound falls down—and so on.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
I suppose the hammer falls back more slowly from the string, and that makes the tone sing longer.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Indian battle at Turner's falls, on Connecticut river above Greenfield.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
For down he falls into the raging waters below and is a lucky man if he is not dashed to pieces on the sharp rocks.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
On him, and on him alone, falls the crushing onus of responsibility: to be a Corps Commander is child's play in that comparison.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Heavy falls of rock frequently occur, and by which means a vast number of persons are annually killed.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
In these of the cereals it constitutes nearly half of their whole mineral components, and it rarely falls below 30 per cent.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
Groping his way with half-closed eyes back to the bed, he falls again into a heavy, dreamless slumber.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
A man can only die once, and if he falls in a good cause, fighting for his country, it is a credit to himself and his parents.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FALLS

  • avalanche
  • cataract
  • chute
  • deluge
  • downrush
  • falls
  • flood
  • force
  • fountain
  • outpouring
  • precipitation
  • rapids
  • shower
  • spout
  • torrent
  • watercourse
  • waterfall
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