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fell

verb

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1 to strike (someone) so forcefully as to cause a fall
  • a champion boxer who was shockingly felled in the first round

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2 to bring down by cutting
  • the settlers began the daunting task of felling the mighty trees that blanketed the island

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3 to deprive of life
  • the quest for a cure for malaria, the disease that felled so many during the digging of the Panama Canal

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fell

adjective

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The first known use of fell was before the 12th century

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“Fell.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fell. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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