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To the untrained eye, they look like normal scars; products of the typical follies of youth.

Well, it started with Titicut Follies [about a mental health institution for criminals] which came out in 1967.

Said more directly, taxpayers stand to remain of the hook for future financial follies.

Hate is such a strong word, but Alan Jacobs nails it with this rant about the follies of group productivity.

No stranger to the follies of the criminal-justice system, Mitnick believes the feds are after the wrong guys.

Whatever my follies may have been as a young man, I am at least incapable of wronging my wife as a married one.

My serious turn and studious habits have preserved me alike from the follies of dissipation and from the bustle of intrigue.

The follies of youth have a basis in sound reason, just as much as the embarrassing questions put by babes and sucklings.

Of course, he told Violet none of the follies which had cost poor Kennedy the loss both of popularity and self-respect.

He was even represented swung up in a basket in his own thinking-shop and giving utterance to innumerable heresies and follies.

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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to follies, such as: madness, silliness, craziness, absurdity, indiscretion, and foolishness.

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