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Line breaks: Faust
Pronunciation: /faʊst
(also Faustus /-təs/)

Definition of Faust in English:

( Died circa 1540), German astronomer and necromancer. Reputed to have sold his soul to the Devil, he became the subject of a drama by Goethe, an opera by Gounod, and a novel by Thomas Mann.



Example sentences
  • He's the maker of the Faustian bargain that is bound to end badly.
  • If that is true, then the shared communion has become a Faustian bargain.
  • Patriarchy strikes a Faustian bargain with men.

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