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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Some of my green men had funked just at the crucial moment, and I had all but shot one.
FOUR DAYSHETTY HEMENWAY
"No, I had a chance and I—funked it," said Harry, slow in speech and slow in smile.
TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
He said that he really “funked” going aloft, for it made his head swim when he looked down.
ON BOARD THE ESMERALDAJOHN CONROY HUTCHESON
When you funked becoming a Beethoven, I got a dog and called him after you.
One would think I was eighty; Ive never funked a horse yet, and Im not going to begin now.
MRS. CRADDOCKW. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
You see, it was an ugly crowd, and things were beginning to be jolly dangerous, and I'd funked it badly.
THE TREE OF HEAVENMAY SINCLAIR
He funked it so badly that he would really rather die than go through with it.
THE TREE OF HEAVENMAY SINCLAIR
She never funked a fence, nor walked a disappointed horse along, in search of a gap or a gate.
THE FOLLOWING OF THE STARFLORENCE L. BARCLAY
They'll be funked utterly and look as if they were trying to break bubbles, then they'll warm up a bit.
SALLY BISHOPE. TEMPLE THURSTON
I was an old hand; I had never funked the Hau Haus when they had been on the warpath after me.

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Parnassianadjective | [pahr-nas-ee-uhn ]SEE DEFINITION
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