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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FAZE

Any altitude of his body above the wagon-bed of less than a foot did not faze him.

That's the way with this old Egbert boy; nothing ever seems to faze him long.

With only two of us aboard you know how easy she climbed; three passengers she could hoist, but four might faze her.

WORD ORIGIN

1830, American English variant of Kentish dialect feeze "to frighten, alarm, discomfit" (mid-15c.), from Old English fesian, fysian "drive away," from Proto-Germanic *fausjanan (cf. Swedish fösa "drive away," Norwegian föysa). Related: Fazed; fazing.

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