other words for foiled
- foul up
- get around
- give the run-around
- give the slip
- hang up
- run circles around
- run rings around
- shake off
- shuffle off
- throw monkey wrench in
- upset the apple cart
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Foiled for the time being in his constructive policy, Borrow turned his attention to one of destruction.
I had an adventure with a couple of thieves and I foiled them; they've got seventy pistols.
But all his schemes were foiled by Cicero, who added unwearied activity to extraordinary penetration.
You have foiled me, and conquered: be it so; I congratulate you.
Foiled for the time being they made for the south coast, where they recruited their strength at one of the outlying settlements.
Unflinchingly he stands the inquisitorial glance, and for the time Phoebe is foiled.
When they returned and found that they had been foiled by a single man they at once finished him off.
Nor, although he was extremely resolute and tenacious, did he bear malice against those who foiled his plans.
One might fairly, therefore, use the common saying: “He has been foiled not at the door, but in the road.”
The triumvirs, who had foiled Mirabeau, began immediately after his death to sustain the royal cause in secret.
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opposites of foiled
WORDS RELATED TO FOILED
- down in the dumps
- shot down
- taken down
- held back
- reined in