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foil 1

verb

  • 1 their escape attempt was foiled
    thwart, frustrate, counter, balk, impede, obstruct, hamper, euchre, hinder, snooker, cripple, scotch, derail, scupper, scuttle, smash;
    informal do for, put paid to, stymie, cook someone's goose
    [Antonyms] assist
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    foil 2

    noun

  • 1 Abbott was the perfect foil to Costello
    contrast, complement, antithesis, relief
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