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synonyms for afoul

  • afield
  • badly
  • erringly
  • erroneously
  • faultily
  • improperly
  • inappropriately
  • incorrectly
  • mistakenly
  • out of turn
  • unfavorably
  • unsuitably

antonyms for afoul

MOST RELEVANT
  • good
  • right
  • well
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How to use afoul in a sentence

It seems that the company had run afoul of the agency’s stringent rules regulating formula intended for infants.
A BABY FORMULA STARTUP AND THE POWER OF FAILINGKRISTENLBELLSTROMJANUARY 5, 2021FORTUNE
Also, be aware that no matter where you host the stream, you are probably running afoul of copyright laws if you play any music.
HOW TO LIVESTREAM AN EVENT FOR ALL YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILYHARRY GUINNESSNOVEMBER 25, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Ant, for its part, seemed to run afoul of Beijing in two ways.
CHINA’S MARKETS WELCOME HOMEGROWN TECH—BUT ANT’S SUSPENDED IPO IS A REMINDER OF THE RISKSGRADY MCGREGORNOVEMBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
If a payment could run afoul of the rules, companies must submit requests for exemption.
RANSOMWARE VICTIMS FIND THEMSELVES BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACERHHACKETTFORTUNEOCTOBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
For decades, it was political death to run afoul of the police and their powerful unions.
WHAT CAN MAYORS DO WHEN THE POLICE STOP DOING THEIR JOBS?BY ALEC MACGILLISSEPTEMBER 3, 2020PROPUBLICA
"He's certainly fallen afoul of some mighty tough luck," went on Dick.
MOTOR MATT'S PERIL, OR, CAST AWAY IN THE BAHAMASSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
They were so thick that many appeared to be afoul of one another; now all standing on this tack, now on that.
CAPE CODHENRY D. THOREAU
All I hope for now is that we dont run afoul of some half-sunken rock, or it may be a snag!
MOTOR BOAT BOYS DOWN THE DANUBELOUIS ARUNDEL
A big flock of them ran afoul of the tower and were dazed by the lights.
THE RUNAWAY SKYSCRAPERMURRAY LEINSTER
And even when the feller got afoul of him, the chances are the old land-pirut would steal the brick.
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
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WORDS RELATED TO AFOUL

  • afield
  • afoul
  • badly
  • erringly
  • erroneously
  • faultily
  • improperly
  • inappropriately
  • incorrectly
  • mistakenly
  • out of turn
  • unfavorably
  • unsuitably
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.