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Fell (root: fall)

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Adjective

CIDE DICTIONARY

Fellimp. 
     imp. of Fall.  [1913 Webster]
Fella. [OE. fel, OF. fel cruel, fierce, perfidious; cf. AS. fel (only in comp.) OF. fel, as a noun also accus. felon, is fr. LL. felo, of unknown origin; cf. Arm fall evil, Ir. feal, Arm. falloni treachery, Ir. & Gael. feall to betray; or cf. OHG. fillan to flay, torment, akin to E. fell skin. Cf. Felon.].
  •  Cruel; barbarous; inhuman; fierce; savage; ravenous.  [1913 Webster]
    "While we devise fell tortures for thy faults."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Eager; earnest; intent.  [1913 Webster]
    "I am so fell to my business."  [1913 Webster]
Felln. [Cf. L. fel gall, bile, or E. fell, a.].
     Gall; anger; melancholy.  [1913 Webster]
    "Untroubled of vile fear or bitter fell."  [1913 Webster]
Felln. [AS. fell; akin to D. vel, OHG. fel, G. fell, Icel. fell (in comp.), Goth fill in þrutsfill leprosy, L. pellis skin, G. . Cf. Film, Peel, Pell, n.].
     A skin or hide of a beast with the wool or hair on; a pelt; -- used chiefly in composition, as woolfell.  [1913 Webster]
    "We are still handling our ewes, and their fells, you know, are greasy."  [1913 Webster]
Felln. [Icel. fell, fjally; akin to Sw. fjäll a ridge or chain of mountains, Dan. fjeld mountain, rock and prob. to G. fels rock, or perh. to feld field, E. field.].
  •  A barren or rocky hill.  T. Gray.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A wild field; a moor.  Dryton.  [1913 Webster]
Fellv. t. [AS. fellan, a causative verb fr. feallan to fall; akin to D. vellen, G. fällen, Icel. fella, Sw. fälla, Dan. fælde. See Fall, v. i.].
     To cause to fall; to prostrate; to bring down or to the ground; to cut down.  [1913 Webster]
    "Stand, or I'll fell thee down."  [1913 Webster]
Felln. 
     The finer portions of ore which go through the meshes, when the ore is sorted by sifting.  [1913 Webster]
Fellv. t. [Cf. Gael. fill to fold, plait, Sw. fåll a hem.].
     To sew or hem; -- said of seams.  [1913 Webster]
Felln. 
  •  A form of seam joining two pieces of cloth, the edges being folded together and the stitches taken through both thicknesses.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The end of a web, formed by the last thread of the weft.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Fell, past of FALL v.

Fell, v. & n.
--v.tr.
1 cut down (esp. a tree).
2 strike or knock down (a person or animal).
3 stitch down (the edge of a seam) to lie flat.
--n. an amount of timber cut.

Derivative
feller n.
Fell, n. N.Engl.
1 a hill.
2 a stretch of hills or moorland.

Fell, adj. poet. or rhet.
1 fierce, ruthless.
2 terrible, destructive.

Idiom
at (or in) one fell swoop in a single (orig. deadly) action.
Fell, n. an animal's hide or skin with its hair.

Etymology
OE fel, fell f. Gmc

THESAURUS

Fell

Draconian, Leatherette, Leatheroid, Tartarean, align, alkali flat, alluvial plain, animal, anthill, anthropophagous, appalling, astounding, atrocious, awe-inspiring, awesome, awful, baleful, barbaric, barbarous, barrow, basin, beastly, beat down, bend, bestial, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded, blow down, blow over, blow to pieces, blow up, bottomland, bowl down, bowl over, brae, brain, break, break down, bring down, brutal, brutalized, brute, brutish, bulldog, bulldoze, burn down, burn to death, bushveld, butte, campo, cannibalistic, cast down, champaign, champaign country, charge, chop down, coastal plain, coat, cock, conquer, cruel, cruel-hearted, crush, cut down, cut to pieces, cuticle, dangerous, dash down, deal a deathblow, deck, delta, demolish, demoniac, demoniacal, dermis, desert, detonate, devilish, diabolic, dire, direful, discharge, disintegrate, down, downs, dread, dreaded, dreadful, drop, drumlin, dune, eject, equalize, even, fearful, feral, ferocious, fetch down, fiendish, fiendlike, fierce, fire, fire off, flat, flat country, flatland, flats, flatten, fleece, flesh, floor, flush, foothills, formidable, frag, fur, furring, ghastly, ghoulish, give the quietus, grade, grass veld, grassland, grievous, grim, grisly, ground, gruesome, gun, gun down, gun for, heath, hellish, hew down, hide, hideous, hill, hillock, hit, horrendous, horrible, horrid, horrific, horrifying, humble, hummock, imitation fur, imitation leather, implacable, incinerate, infernal, inhuman, inhumane, integument, jacket, jugulate, kill, knob, knock down, knock over, knoll, lande, lapidate, lay, lay down, lay flat, lay level, lay low, lay out, leather, leather paper, let fly, let off, level, llano, load, lowland, lowlands, lunar mare, macabre, major, malefic, maleficent, malign, mare, master, mesa, mesilla, molehill, monticle, monticule, moor, moorland, morbid, mound, mow down, murderous, open country, outer layer, outer skin, override, pampa, pampas, pelt, peltry, peneplain, pepper, pick off, pistol, plain, plains, plateau, playa, plug, poleax, pot, potshoot, potshot, prairie, precipitate, prime, prostrate, pull down, put down, quell, rase, rawhide, raze, redoubtable, reduce, relentless, riddle, ride down, rind, roll, roll flat, ruthless, sadistic, salt flat, salt marsh, salt pan, sand dune, sanguinary, sanguineous, satanic, savage, savanna, schrecklich, sebkha, send headlong, serious, sharkish, sheath, shocking, shoot, shoot at, shoot down, shoot to death, shotgun, silence, sinister, skin, skins, slash, slavering, smash, smooth, smooth out, smoothen, snipe, spread-eagle, stab to death, steamroll, steamroller, steppe, stone, stone to death, strike, strike dead, subdue, subhuman, subjugate, supinate, suppress, swell, table, tableland, take a potshot, take down, tear down, tegument, terrible, terrific, throw, throw down, topple, torpedo, trample down, trample underfoot, tread underfoot, tree veld, tremendous, trip, truculent, tumble, tundra, ugly, unchristian, uncivilized, unhuman, unrelenting, upland, vair, vanquish, vaporize, vega, veld, vicious, weald, whack down, wide-open spaces, wold, wolfish

ROGET THESAURUS

Fell

Destruction

VB be destroyed, perish, fall to the ground, tumble, topple, go to pieces, fall to pieces, break up, crumble to dust, go to the dogs, go to the wall, go to smash, go to shivers, go to wreck, go to pot, go to wrack and ruin, go by the board, go all to smash, be all over, be all up, be all with, totter to its fall, destroy, do away with, make away with, nullify, annual, sacrifice, demolish, tear up, overturn, overthrow, overwhelm, upset, subvert, put an end to, seal the doom of, do in, do for, dish, undo, break up, cut up, break down, cut down, pull down, mow down, blow down, beat down, suppress, quash, put down, do a job on, cut short, take off, blot out, dispel, dissipate, dissolve, consume, smash, crash, quell, squash, squelch, crumple up, shatter, shiver, batter to pieces, tear to pieces, crush to pieces, cut to pieces, shake to pieces, pull to pieces, pick to pieces, laniate, nip, tear to rags, tear to tatters, crush to atoms, knock to atoms, ruin, strike out, throw over, knock down over, fell, sink, swamp, scuttle, wreck, shipwreck, engulf, ingulf, submerge, lay in ashes, lay in ruins, sweep away, erase, wipe out, expunge, raze, level with the dust, level with the ground, waste, atomize, vaporize, deal destruction, desolate, devastate, lay waste, ravage gut, disorganize, dismantle, devour, swallow up, sap, mine, blast, bomb, blow to smithereens, drop the big one, confound, exterminate, extinguish, quench, annihilate, snuff out, put out, stamp out, trample out, lay in the dust, trample in the dust, prostrate, tread under foot, crush under foot, trample under foot, lay the ax to the root of, make short work of, make clean sweep of, make mincemeat of, cut up root and branch, chop into pieces, cut into ribbons, fling to the winds, scatter to the winds, throw overboard, strike at the root of, sap the foundations of, spring a mine, blow up, ravage with fire and sword, cast to the dogs, eradicate.

Fear

N fear, timidity, diffidence, want of confidence, apprehensiveness, fearfulness, solicitude, anxiety, care, apprehension, misgiving, feeze, mistrust, suspicion, qualm, hesitation, nervousness, restlessness, inquietude, disquietude, worry, concern, batophobia, heartquake, flutter, trepidation, fear and trembling, perturbation, tremor, quivering, shaking, trembling, throbbing heart, palpitation, ague fit, cold sweat, abject fear, mortal funk, heartsinking, despondency, despair, fright, affright, affrightment, boof alarm, dread, awe, terror, horror, dismay, consternation, panic, scare, stampede (of horses), intimidation, terrorism, reign of terror, bug bear, bugaboo, scarecrow, hobgoblin, nightmare, Gorgon, mormo, ogre, Hurlothrumbo, raw head and bloody bones, fee-faw-fum, bete noire, enfant terrible, alarmist, fearing, frightened, in fear, in a fright, haunted with the fear of, afeard, afraid, fearful, timid, timorous, nervous, diffident, coy, faint- hearted, tremulous, shaky, afraid of one's shadow, apprehensive, restless, fidgety, more frightened than hurt, aghast, awe-stricken, horror-stricken, terror-stricken, panic- stricken, awestruck, awe-stricken, horror-struck, frightened to death, white as a sheet, pale, pale as a ghost, pale as death, pale as ashes, breathless, in hysterics, inspiring fear, alarming, formidable, redoubtable, perilous, portentous, fearful, dread, dreadful, fell, dire, direful, shocking, terrible, terrific, tremendous, horrid, horrible, horrific, ghastly, awful, awe-inspiring, revolting, Gorgonian, in terrorem, Int, angels and ministers of grace defend us!, ante tubam trepidat, horresco referens, one's heart failing one, obstupui steteruntque comae et vox faucibus haesit, a dagger of the mind, expertus metuit, fain would I climb but that I fear to fall, fear is the parent of cruelty, Gorgons and hydras and chimeras dire, omnia tuta timens, our fears do make us traitors.

Height

N height, altitude, elevation, eminence, pitch, loftiness, sublimity, tallness, stature, procerity, prominence, colossus, giant, grenadier, giraffe, camelopard, mount, mountain, hill alto, butte, monticle, fell, knap, cape, headland, foreland, promontory, ridge, hog's back, dune, rising ground, vantage ground, down, moor, moorland, Alp, uplands, highlands, heights, knob, loma, pena, picacho, tump, knoll, hummock, hillock, barrow, mound, mole, steeps, bluff, cliff, craig, tor, peak, pike, clough, escarpment, edge, ledge, brae, dizzy height, tower, pillar, column, obelisk, monument, steeple, spire, minaret, campanile, turret, dome, cupola, skyscraper, pole, pikestaff, maypole, flagstaff, top mast, topgallant mast, ceiling, high water, high tide, flood tide, spring tide, altimetry, batophobia, satellite, spy-in-the-sky, high, elevated, eminent, exalted, lofty, tall, gigantic, Patagonian, towering, beetling, soaring, hanging (gardens), elevated, upper, highest, high reaching, insessorial, perching, upland, moorland, hilly, knobby, mountainous, alpine, subalpine, heaven kissing, cloudtopt, cloudcapt, cloudtouching, aerial, overhanging, incumbent, overlying, superincumbent, supernatant, superimposed, prominent, tall as a maypole, tall as a poplar, tall as a steeple, lanky, on high, high up, aloft, up, above, aloof, overhead, airwind, upstairs, abovestairs, in the clouds, on tiptoe, on stilts, on the shoulders of, over head and ears, breast high, over, upwards, from top to bottom, e meglio cader dalle finistre che dal tetto.

Horizontality

VB be horizontal, lie, recline, couch, lie down, lie flat, lie prostrate, sprawl, loll, sit down, render horizontal, lay down, lay out, level, flatten, prostrate, knock down, floor, fell.

Covering

N covering, cover, baldachin, baldachino, baldaquin, canopy, tilt, awning, tent, marquee, tente d'abri, umbrella, parasol, sunshade, veil (shade), shield, roof, ceiling, thatch, tile, pantile, pentile, tiling, slates, slating, leads, barrack, plafond, planchment, tiling, shed, top, lid, covercle, door, operculum, bulkhead, bandage, plaster, lint, wrapping, dossil, finger stall, coverlet, counterpane, sheet, quilt, tarpaulin, blanket, rug, drugget, housing, antimacassar, eiderdown, numdah, pillowcase, pillowslip, linoleum, saddle cloth, blanket cloth, tidy, tilpah, apishamore, integument, tegument, skin, pellicle, fleece, fell, fur, leather, shagreen, hide, pelt, peltry, cordwain, derm, robe, buffalo robe, cuticle, scarfskin, epidermis, clothing, mask, peel, crust, bark, rind, cortex, husk, shell, coat, eggshell, glume, capsule, sheath, sheathing, pod, cod, casing, case, theca, elytron, elytrum, involucrum, wrapping, wrapper, envelope, vesicle, corn husk, corn shuck, dermatology, conchology, testaceology, inunction, incrustation, superimposition, superposition, obduction, scale, veneer, facing, overlay, plate, silver plate, gold plate, copper plate, engobe, ormolu, Sheffield plate, pavement, coating, paint, varnish, plating, barrel plating, anointing, enamel, epitaxial deposition, vapor deposition, ground, whitewash, plaster, spackel, stucco, compo, cerement, ointment, covering, superimposed, overlaid, plated, cutaneous, dermal, cortical, cuticular, tegumentary, skinny, scaly, squamous, covered, imbricated, loricated, armor plated, ironclad, under cover, cowled, cucullate, dermatoid, encuirassed, hooded, squamiferous, tectiform, vaginate.

Malevolence

N malevolence, bad intent, bad intention, unkindness, diskindness, ill nature, ill will, ill blood, bad blood, enmity, hate, malignity, malice, malice prepense, maliciousness, spite, despite, resentment, uncharitableness, incompassionateness, gall, venom, rancor, rankling, virulence, mordacity, acerbity churlishness, hardness of heart, heart of stone, obduracy, cruelty, cruelness, brutality, savagery, ferity, ferocity, barbarity, inhumanity, immanity, truculence, ruffianism, evil eye, cloven foot, torture, vivisection, ill turn, bad turn, affront, outrage, atrocity, ill usage, intolerance, persecution, tender mercies, unkindest cut of all, malevolent, unbenevolent, unbenign, ill-disposed, ill-intentioned, ill-natured, ill-conditioned, ill-contrived, evil-minded, evil- disposed, black-browed, malicious, malign, malignant, rancorous, despiteful, spiteful, mordacious, caustic, bitter, envenomed, acrimonious, virulent, unamiable, uncharitable, maleficent, venomous, grinding, galling, harsh, disobliging, unkind, unfriendly, ungracious, inofficious, invidious, uncandid, churlish, surly, sullen, cold, cold-blooded, cold-hearted, black-hearted, hard-hearted, flint-hearted, marble-hearted, stony-hearted, hard of heart, unnatural, ruthless, relentless, cruel, brutal, brutish, savage, savage as a bear, savage as a tiger, ferine, ferocious, inhuman, barbarous, barbaric, semibarbaric, fell, untamed, tameless, truculent, incendiary, bloodthirsty, atrocious, bloodyminded, fiendish, fiendlike, demoniacal, diabolic, diabolical, devilish, infernal, hellish, Satanic, Tartaran, malevolently, with bad intent, cruel as death, hard unkindness' alter'd eye, homo homini lupus, mala mens, malus animus, rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind, sharp-tooth'd unkindness.

Depression

VB depress, lower, let down, take down, let down a peg, take down a peg, cast, let drop, let fall, sink, debase, bring low, abase, reduce, detrude, pitch, precipitate, overthrow, overturn, overset, upset, subvert, prostate, level, fell, cast down, take down, throw down, fling down, dash down, pull down, cut down, knock down, hew down, raze, raze to the ground, rase to the ground, trample in the dust, pull about one's ears, sit, sit down, couch, squat, crouch, stoop, bend, bow, courtesy, curtsy, bob, duck, dip, kneel, bend the knee, bow the knee, bend the head, bow the head, cower, recline.


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