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English verb: fall away

1. fall away (change) get worse


SamplesMy grades are slipping.


Synonymsdrop away, drop off, slip


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)decline, worsen


Narrower (hyponym)backslide, lapse

2. fall away (change) diminish in size or intensity


Synonymsfall off


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)disappear, go away, vanish









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