Thesaurus / foil
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Later, Melenda would send me off with a warm slice of her homemade rum cake wrapped in aluminum foil.

Typically, they’re refreshing, tart, and often physically chilled, making an ideal foil to the highly spiced meat.

The new design is “tabless,” which means the rolled-up foils inside each cell won’t need a metal tab running its length in order to enable charging and discharging.

He’s turned the group into a boogeyman of sorts, and it serves as a perfect foil for a president and a conservative movement looking to cast the overwhelmingly peaceful participants in protests over police brutality as a group of violent thugs.

Line an open box with aluminum foil, and use it to reflect sunlight into the box.

There were not enough of them to serve as a foil to the shining deeds which were of daily and hourly occurrence.

Kitchener's MobJames Norman Hall

It can easily be imagined what description of banter he had to meet and foil.

The foil is not interfered with by your walking over the ground—a matter of much importance, especially on bad-scenting days.

The DogDinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson

Of course, each night the time of ammunition moving was changed in an attempt to foil the German fire.

Golden LadsArthur Gleason and Helen Hayes Gleason

The blade of the foil is almost horizontal, but the point is rather lowered towards the ground.

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