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Meaning of FALL AWAY

Pronunciation:  fol u'wey

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  diminish in size or intensity
  2. [v]  get worse; "My grades are slipping"
 
 Synonyms: drop away, drop off, fall off, slip
 
 See Also: backslide, decline, disappear, go away, lapse, vanish, worsen

 

 

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