fall away

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Synonyms for fall away

diminish in size or intensity


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Astronomer Tony Beasley, project manager at Caltech's Owens Valley Radio Observatory, was standing outside his Bishop home when he saw two small dots and then a large one detach and fall away from Columbia.
Steubenville, OH--A recent conference for catechists at the University of Steubenville, Ohio, concluded that 50% of RCIA candidates fall away from the Church within one year of receiving the sacraments of initiation.
Her work, like theirs, addresses phenomena of growth and reduction, decoration and adjustment, but she makes the cool, pliable PEVA fold into or fall away from itself without disrupting its homogenized integrity.
Rather, Corbin argues, "the ir meaning seemed to fall away .
And isn't it equally obvious, he then adds, that the evils of racism, war, and class injustice will sooner or later fall away under the evolving power of nonviolent action?
He said: "Some people suggested that we would fall away but that hasn't happened.
The blooms and the greenery of summer are beginning to fall away.
Fitch expects distributions from Saranac to fall away as it begins merchant operations, and that Salton Sea will eventually constitute the vast majority of CE Generation's cash flow.
Combining two popular functions, drop away technology and full capture characteristics, Vital Hunting Gear has introduced the newest member in their popular archery rest line, the Kaz-Away fall away arrow rest.
The Bunting head pulleys use permanent magnets--high-density ceramic or optional rare earth magnets--to separate ferrous debris from intermediate wood material by holding the tramp iron and embedded metal scrap against the conveyor belt and allowing it to fall away from the underside of the conveyor after the clean wood products have been discharged.
About as surprising, then, as one telling us chocolate gives inner peace of mind, a fabulous complexion and makes the pounds fall away.