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Synonyms for fell

Synonyms for fell

to bring down, as with a saw or ax

showing or suggesting a disposition to be violently destructive without scruple or restraint

the skin of an animal

Synonyms for fell

the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)

seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges


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the act of felling something (as a tree)

cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow

sew a seam by folding the edges

(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering

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Now they gathered round the carcase, now they fell upon it and rent it, fighting horribly till all was finished.
They heard the story of my escape with amazement, saying, "You fell into the hands of the Old Man of the Sea, and it is a mercy that he did not strangle you as he has everyone else upon whose shoulders he has managed to perch himself.
The bird rose up in the air in its agony and vanished into the clouds, and the youth fell on to the broad branches of the apple-tree.
Diana herself had taught him how to kill every kind of wild creature that is bred in mountain forests, but neither she nor his famed skill in archery could now save him, for the spear of Menelaus struck him in the back as he was flying; it struck him between the shoulders and went right through his chest, so that he fell headlong and his armour rang rattling round him.
She floated again from out the light and into the gloom (which deepened momently) and again her shadow fell from her into the ebony water, and became absorbed into its blackness.
Clad all in white, upon a violet bank I saw thee half reclining; while the moon Fell on the upturn'd faces of the roses, And on thine own, upturn'd- alas, in sorrow!
So she took him to a baker's shop, and pecked at two rolls that lay in the window, till they fell down: and as the dog still wished for more, she took him to another shop and pecked down some more for him.
Some endeavored to fly, but they encountered the third brigade, which barred their passage; others mechanically took aim and attempted to fire their discharged muskets; others fell instinctively upon their knees.
A dozen of them fell to the arrows of the defenders; but the majority reached the door.
Tense silence fell upon the little company of lords and courtiers as these awful words fell from the lips of a subject, addressed to his king.
Not fifty yards away from him something fell in the Park, and all around him lumps of gravel and clods of earth fell in a shower.
A BAT who fell upon the ground and was caught by a Weasel pleaded to be spared his life.
Instantly five of them threw up their hands and fell prostrate upon the deck.
I fell asleep the moment I tried to read; and if I did manage to keep my eyes open for several pages, I could not remember the contents of those pages.
Molly then taking a thigh-bone in her hand, fell in among the flying ranks, and dealing her blows with great liberality on either side, overthrew the carcass of many a mighty heroe and heroine.