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noun as in family

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In other words, the free speech exhibited by the folks at Charlie Hebdo was not virtuous—until there was a body count.

Instead, the Republicans should tie their push for infrastructure to getting folks off the couch and back to work.

What tastes great to an American consumer may not be what folks in China or India would choose to eat or drink.

All these folks were full of gripping stories about their time with Pryor, since he created much drama offstage as well as on.

Clearly, the least cool people are the most in-demand: the rich folks who power the Art Basel engine.

I've tried to teach lots of folks; an' sum learns quick, an' some don't never learn; it's jest 's 't strikes 'em.

I've seen more cloes on folks' backs hyar, thet wan't no more'n fit for carpet-rags, than any place ever I struck.

Thet's ther way they air raised; I allow white folks might take a lesson on 'em, in thet; 'n' in heaps uv other things tew.

He tolt me thar couldn't nobody git up thar whar they'd gone; no white folks, I mean.

They were simple country folks, who had been brought up in the old house at the foot of the hill.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to folks, such as: brood, clan, horde, household, kin, and parents.

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