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foiled Explained

foiled at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


foiled at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

25 Moby Thesaurus words for "foiled":
baffled, balked, betrayed, bilked, blasted, blighted, chapfallen,
crestfallen, crossed, crushed, dashed, defeated, disappointed,
dished, disillusioned, dissatisfied, frustrated, ill done-by,
ill-served, let down, out of countenance, regretful,
sorely disappointed, soured, thwarted

foiled at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Failure): unsuccessful, failing, stillborn, fruitless, ineffectual, ineffective, inconsequential, inefficient, impotent, insufficient, useless, foiled.

Foiled at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Foil \Foil\ (foil), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Foiled} (foild); p. pr.
& vb. n. {Foiling}.] [F. fouler to tread or trample under
one's feet, to press, oppress. See {Full}, v. t.]
1. To tread under foot; to trample.

King Richard . . . caused the ensigns of Leopold to
be pulled down and foiled under foot. --Knoless.

Whom he did all to pieces breake and foyle, In
filthy durt, and left so in the loathely soyle.

2. To render (an effort or attempt) vain or nugatory; to
baffle; to outwit; to balk; to frustrate; to defeat.

And by ? mortal man at length am foiled. --Dryden.

Her long locks that foil the painter's power.

3. To blunt; to dull; to spoil; as, to foil the scent in
chase. --Addison.

foiled at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : disappointingly unsuccessful; "disappointed expectations and
thwarted ambitions"; "their foiled attempt to capture
Calais"; "many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking
teachers"; "his best efforts were thwarted" [syn: {defeated},
{disappointed}, {discomfited}, {frustrated}, {thwarted}]

foiled at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » FOILed



  • Inter: past of » foil

  • Translation: de » foiled
    Translation: et » foiled
    Translation: fa » foiled
    Translation: fr » foiled
    Translation: mg » foiled
    Translation: my » foiled
    Translation: sv » foiled
    Translation: vi » foiled
    Translation: zh » foiled

    FOILed at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » foiled



  • Inter: past of » FOIL