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Many folks who have lived in the area for a long time are likely to recall prior storms that they weathered just fine, and figure they can survive whatever the next one brings as well.

Now, the government agency says only folks displaying symptoms should seek a coronavirus test.

I’m not sure many folks in Hollywood would be excited at that, so you might want to think twice about that.

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All those folks who sacrificed and overcame so much in their own times because they wanted something more, something better for their kids.

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“It’s taken how extreme this disease is to highlight things that have always been challenges for some folks in our region,” Greene said.

Some will be avoiding New Year festivities entirely—and very sensible folk they are too.

The twang we hear as emblematic of white country music is actually the direct descendant of black folk music banjo.

Phonetic, made-up lyrics are another venerable tradition of folk music, and “pa-rum-pa-pa-pum” is iconic of the genre.

The folk memory of medieval community life had been wiped out by the industrial revolution.

Weeks went by where all they recorded were cover versions of old folk songs and country hits.

There are some folk in this country, you know, who manifest a very retiring disposition at times.

It was no wonder that he felt quite at home in the duck-pond, which was made for web-footed folk.

Most of the feathered folk agreed that Mr. Blackbird ought not to have spokenp.

Mademoiselle snatched it from the hand, which was very tiny, and pink, with dimples where grown up folk have knuckles.

Mr. Meadow Mouse did not hesitate to use it, being one of those fortunate folk that are quite at home anywhere.

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On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to folk, such as: community, family, group, people, public, and clan.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.