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Later, Melenda would send me off with a warm slice of her homemade rum cake wrapped in aluminum foil.
UNTIL I CAN GO BACK TO MY FAVORITE RESTAURANT, THIS JERK PASTE IS THE NEXT BEST THINGELAZAR SONTAGSEPTEMBER 25, 2020EATER
Typically, they’re refreshing, tart, and often physically chilled, making an ideal foil to the highly spiced meat.
TURN A CHEAP CHICKEN DINNER INTO A TURKISH STREET-FOOD GETAWAYSAVEUR EDITORSSEPTEMBER 25, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
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.
TESLA’S NEW BATTERY TECH PROMISES A ROAD TO A CHEAP SELF-DRIVING ELECTRIC CARSTAN HORACZEKSEPTEMBER 24, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
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.
WHAT TO MAKE OF THE DHS WHISTLEBLOWER’S SHOCKING COMPLAINTALEX WARDSEPTEMBER 11, 2020VOX
Line an open box with aluminum foil, and use it to reflect sunlight into the box.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT THE SUNBETHANY BROOKSHIREJUNE 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
A small palm tree was set in the midst of the arena,—the trunk bronze, the leaves one sheen of gold-foil.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Out of the panic at Big Shanty two men emerged, determined, if possible, to foil the unknown captors of their train.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
General Hancock's head-quarters' flag,—the tree-foil of the Second Corps,—was waving on the ridge southwest of the house.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
For two ounces of liquid I should recommend a sheet of stout silver foil, about two inches long and half an inch broad.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 218, DECEMBER 31, 1853VARIOUS
"You bet they're the real thing," said Tough McCarty, slipping off the foil.
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FOIL

  • beguile
  • belie
  • betray
  • challenge
  • cheat
  • defeat
  • defy
  • delude
  • disappoint
  • double-cross
  • dupe
  • elude
  • foil
  • fool
  • frustrate
  • juggle
  • let down
  • mislead
  • sell out
  • thwart
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