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falling action

fall ac·tion
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl ak-shuh n]
    • /fɔl ˈæk ʃən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl ak-shuh n]
    • /fɔl ˈæk ʃən/

Definition of falling action words

  • noun falling action the part of a literary plot that occurs after the climax has been reached and the conflict has been resolved. 1

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Parts of speech for Falling action

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adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

falling action popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 69% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

falling action usage trend in Literature

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