fall upon
index accost, assail, attack, oppugn, strike (assault)

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  • fall upon — phrasal see fall on …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • To fall upon — Fall Fall (f[add]l), v. i. [imp. {Fell} (f[e^]l); p. p. {Fallen} (f[add]l n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Falling}.] [AS. feallan; akin to D. vallen, OS. & OHG. fallan, G. fallen, Icel. Falla, Sw. falla, Dan. falde, Lith. pulti, L. fallere to deceive, Gr.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fall — (f[add]l), v. i. [imp. {Fell} (f[e^]l); p. p. {Fallen} (f[add]l n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Falling}.] [AS. feallan; akin to D. vallen, OS. & OHG. fallan, G. fallen, Icel. Falla, Sw. falla, Dan. falde, Lith. pulti, L. fallere to deceive, Gr. sfa llein… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fall on — or fall upon phrasal to meet with < fell on hard times > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Fall River granite — is a Precambrian bedrock underlying the City of Fall River, Massachusetts and surrounding areas along the eastern shores of Narragansett Bay. It was formed 600 million years ago, as part of the Avalon terrane. [Roadside Geology of Massachusetts,… …   Wikipedia

  • Fall — Fall, v. t. 1. To let fall; to drop. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] For every tear he falls, a Trojan bleeds. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To sink; to depress; as, to fall the voice. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. To diminish; to lessen or lower. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fall River, Massachusetts — Infobox Settlement official name = Fall River, Massachusetts imagesize = image caption = Downtown Fall River nickname = The Scholarship City motto = We ll Try image mapsize = 250px map caption = Location in Bristol County in Massachusetts… …   Wikipedia

  • Fall Out (The Prisoner) — Infobox Television episode Title = Fall Out Series = The Prisoner Season = 1 Episode = 17 Guests = Number Two: Leo McKern Number Forty Eight: Alexis Kanner President: Kenneth Griffith Writer = Patrick McGoohan Director = Patrick McGoohan… …   Wikipedia

  • Fall of Constantinople — This article is about the 1453 siege. For earlier attacks on the city, see List of sieges of Constantinople. Conquest of Constantinople Part of the Byzantine–Ottoman Wars and Ottoman wars in Europe …   Wikipedia

  • Fall of Man — Adam, Eve, and a female serpent at the entrance to Notre Dame de Paris In Christian doctrine, the Fall of Man, or simply the Fall, refers to the transition of the first humans from a state of innocent obedience to God to a state of guilty… …   Wikipedia

  • Fall of efrafa — Infobox musical artist Name = Fall of Efrafa Img capt = Background = group or band Origin = Brighton, England, United Kingdom Genre = post rock post metal d beat ambient folk black metal punk crust punk Years active = 2004 present Label = Halo of …   Wikipedia


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