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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Toppled from an upright position suddenly. Moved or dropped down from a higher position to a lower position.

Usage examples (27)
  • Who ran to help me when I fell, And would some pretty story tell, Or kiss the place to make it well? My mother.
  • When his brother died childless, the title fell to him.
  • Shouldn't they have changed it once the term fell out of favor?
  • The whole amazing war happened while sheets of rain fell from the sky. for more
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