n. a complete failure; "the play was a dismal flop"
collapse, flop
n. the act of throwing yourself down; "he landed on the bed with a great flop"
fizzle, bust, flop
n. a complete failure; "the play was a dismal flop"
floating-point operation, flop
n. an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers; "this computer can perform a million flops per second"
v. fall suddenly and abruptly
v. fall loosely; "He flopped into a chair"
fall flat, fall through, flop, founder
v. fail utterly; collapse; "The project foundered"
flop, right
adv. exactly; "he fell flop on his face"
adv. with a flopping sound; "he tumbled flop into the mud"
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cut down, strike down, drop, fell
v. cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers"
wave, flourish, brandish
v. move or swing back and forth; "She waved her gun"
quiver, flutter, flitter, waver, flicker
v. move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered"
v. cause to throb or beat rapidly; "Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart"
dart, fleet, flutter, flit
v. move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The hummingbird flitted among the branches"
quiver, beat, pulsate
v. move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; "the city pulsated with music and excitement"
flap, beat
v. move with a thrashing motion; "The bird flapped its wings"; "The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"
flush it, bomb, flunk, fail
v. fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?"
fizzle out, peter out, taper off, fizzle
v. end weakly; "The music just petered out--there was no proper ending"
adv. directly; "we must talk man-to-man"
adv. in a straight line; in a direct course; "the road runs straight"
face to face
adv. involving close contact; confronting each other; "the boy and the policeman suddenly came face-to-face at the corner"; "they spoke face to face"
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n. an event that accomplishes its intended purpose; "let's call heads a success and tails a failure"; "the election was a remarkable success for the Whigs"
uprise, rise, resurrect
v. return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"
deliver the goods, bring home the bacon, come through, win, succeed
v. attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
adv. not in a forthright manner; "he answered very indirectly"
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