fell [adjective]

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fell [adjective]

Postby Audiendus » Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:18 am

Fell

Evil, cruel, wicked, deadly, fierce. E.g. "a fell deed".

Usually found nowadays in the expression "in/at one fell swoop" (originally from Shakespeare's Macbeth).

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Re: fell [adjective]

Postby Slava » Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:43 pm

Isn't that one swell foop? Or do I have it bass-ackwards?
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