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In January 2019, Joshua Tree National Park temporarily closed as some visitors had reportedly been felling Joshua trees and making new roads through the park, The Washington Post reported.

The latest data, for April, showed the area of trees felled remained at record monthly rates.

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With the Weber grill pan, you can scoop items together in one fell swoop, saving time, energy, and ultimately, asparagus.

Private landowners account for the vast majority of trees felled in the United States.

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She understood that communities like hers had to make a living from the forest, and that meant felling trees.

The man, Joshua Kemp, told what police describe as “a bogus story that quickly fell apart.”

The EPA felt that the State Department had not looked carefully enough at the impact of the pipeline if oil prices fell.

I took out my knife, my Ka-Bar, and knocked his teeth out, but they fell into his throat.

In fact, Clark fell back first from her blows, losing his cap, tie, and badge in the melee.

Summonses for low-level offenses like public drinking and urination fell 94 percent—from 4,831 to 300.

With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.

"Better so," was the Senora's sole reply; and she fell again into still deeper, more perplexed thought about the hidden treasure.

Every word that now fell from the agitated Empress was balm to the affrighted nerves of her daughter.

He did believe you, more or less, and what you said fell in with his own impressions—strange impressions that they were, poor man!

Ripperda's eye fell upon the mantle,—it was discoloured a dark red in many places, he nodded his head, and the man withdrew.


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On this page you'll find 96 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fell, such as: drop, flatten, raze, shoot, shoot down, and slash.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.