cut down


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Synonyms for cut down

cut with sweeping strokes

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cause to come or go down

cut with a blade or mower

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cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow

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The first leaf he cut down released Scraps, and on seeing her the Shaggy Man threw back his shaggy head, opened wide his mouth and laughed so shaggily and yet so merrily that Scraps liked him at once.
I should like to see Sotherton before it is cut down, to see the place as it is now, in its old state; but I do not suppose I shall.
But since you have been lying here--not near dead-- nothing like it--numbers of children and young people, blooming women, strong men, and what not, have been cut down and carried; and still here are you, you see, not much changed after all.
I thought the other day on that mountain how I'd have liked to be one of those colonists, to cut down trees and make laws and all that, instead of fooling about with all these people who think one's just a pretty young lady.
lay down the sack of gold or you shall be cut down.
While the act cut down Ghak's speed he still could travel faster thus than when half supporting the stumbling old man.
Near the end of March, 1845, I borrowed an axe and went down to the woods by Walden Pond, nearest to where I intended to build my house, and began to cut down some tall, arrowy white pines, still in their youth, for timber.
Son of Atreus," said he, "I deem that we should now turn roving home if we would escape destruction, for we are being cut down by war and pestilence at once.
Only among the seats are there left any of your fighting-men, and they and the slave women are fast being cut down.
When they have marked sufficient to fill all their casks, they turn their faces homeward, cut down the trees as they proceed, and having loaded their wagon with honey and wax, return well pleased to the settlements.
So he had an axe brought; and they cut down the tree, but found no one upon it.
So I cut down some trees and rigged a spar on the starboard and another on the port side, and fooled away upward of three hours trying to spar her off.
Gray, following close behind me, had cut down the big boatswain ere he had time to recover from his last blow.
When he had cut down all the trees and burned the underwood, the stumps still remained.
Joe, a little cut down at learning that his idea had been used already, cudgelled his wits to imagine what animal could have devoured the lion; but he could not guess it, and so quietly went on scanning the appearance of the country.