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downfall

1. a fall of rain, snow, etc., esp a sudden heavy one
2. another word for deadfall
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With a solitary thunk of antler against branch, the bull vanished like a ghost into the tangled morass of deadfall and quaky saplings.
For these sites, we estimated 65-78% forest canopy cover and 1820% coarse woody debris (deadfall) cover, which we classified as dense forest with heavy deadfall.
DEADFALL (15) ADDISON (Eric Bana), his sister Liza (Olivia Wilde) and an accomplice pull off a casino heist and escape along treacherous roads bound for the Canadian border.
DEADFALL (15) ADDISON (Eric Bana), his sister Liza (Olivia Wilde) and an accomplice pull off a casino heist but crash on snow-laden roads, bound for the Canadian border.
In Deadfall, scheduled to open nationwide on December 7, he plays Addison, the mastermind of a botched casino robbery who will do anything to escape capture.
A good part of my early years was spent burning leaves, running to and fro among the mounds of deadfall, rake in hand, feeding the fire with fresh tinder, and occasionally leaping a flaming pile like a circus tiger through a burning hoop.
The competition began April 1 with This Patch of Sky, Hollowman, Destroy the Deck, the Soothesayers, Audiophobia, Only Nightmares, Transcending Maya, Simplistic, A Vision in Grey, Ata Ghost, Harness Unseen, Color in Sound, Security in Numbers, Coldfire, Deadfall, IB6 UB9, the Longshots, Forever Growing, the Eastman Band, Gladhander, the Stagger & Sway, Atension, Ride Operator, Alternant Resonant, Somewhere in the Middle, Dandelion Club, B-Line Deprivation Theory, the Game Played Right, Happy Camp, Slow Children and the Whopner County Country All Stars.
Radiant strength of hot wafts to ignite unburned deadfall strewn
With Mother Earth in mind, look for Lazzari lump charcoal and wood chunks, which are sourced from carefully harvested mesquite branches, deadfall, and trees infested with mistletoe.
Burning later in the spring in warmer conditions would be used only to reduce areas of deadfall.
end of October I crossed a quick river on a bleaching deadfall found a