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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fell

    cruel, barbarous, inhuman, savage, bloody, direful, merciless, pitiless, ruthless, remorseless, relentless, fierce, truculent

    generous, chivalrous, humane, lenient, propitious

  2. fell

    cut, level, prostrate, demolish, subvert, waste, bare

    plant, erect, support, propagate, stock, upraise, rear

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hide, fellnoun

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

    pelt, hide, felled seam, skin


  2. fell, felled seamnoun

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

    hide, felled seam


  3. felladjective

    the act of felling something (as a tree)

    hide, felled seam


  4. barbarous, brutal, cruel, fell, roughshod, savage, viciousverb

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

    "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"

    wild, uncivilized, fierce, savage, deplorable, reprehensible, beastly, unrelenting, venomous, criminal, brute(a), condemnable, roughshod, barbaric, evil, feral, cruel, poisonous, barbarous, vicious, furious, ferocious, barbarian, heavy-handed, brutish, bestial, brutal, ferine, uncivilised


  5. fell, drop, strike down, cut downverb

    cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow

    "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers"

    unload, push down, bring down, dribble, pull down, send packing, mow, fly, drop off, dismiss, slash, drop down, sink, down, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, knock down, cut, cut out, trim back, overleap, trim, strike down, leave out, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, reduce, expend, send away, set down, flatten, swing, trim down, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, drop, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, miss, cut back, vanish, cast off, cancel, shed, omit


  6. fly, fell, vanishverb

    pass away rapidly

    "Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him"

    take flight, drop, vaporize, pilot, aviate, disappear, flee, vanish, strike down, go away, wing, cut down, fly


  7. fellverb

    sew a seam by folding the edges

    cut down, fly, vanish, drop, strike down


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. felladjective

    cruel, inhuman, barbarous, ruthless, pitiless, savage, ferocious, sanguinary, bloody, blood-thirsty, vandalic

  2. fellverb

    prostrate, level, bring to the ground

  3. fellverb

    cut down, hew down

  4. fellverb

    hem (the lap of a seam)

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  1. French President Francois Hollande:

    It's doubly regrettable, I was even going to say scandalous, place de la Republique, where all these flowers have been put, these candles ... in memory of those who fell under the bullets of the terrorists. (It is) also scandalous with regard to what is at stake at the climate conference, which is meant to let the world make decisions on the future of the planet.

  2. Victoria Contreras:

    All my bottles started rattling, then one great big boom, i almost fell off the stool.

  3. Thomas Saenz:

    She fell into stereotypes about the Latino community that are far too prevalent in the population at large but clearly, she was also counting on law enforcement relying upon stereotypes.

  4. William Jackson at Capital Economics:

    It's a very oil-dependent economy, so it always looked like an adjustment in the currency was needed when oil prices fell. They delayed that adjustment for a long time so it's kind of inevitable that the currency had to weaken.

  5. Carolyn Potter:

    She has described just the horror of all of it, and then, when she was able to leave the family home and felt like her siblings were safe... she ended up being trafficked as an adult and fell right back into it.

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