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[fou-stuh s, faw-] /ˈfaʊ stəs, ˈfɔ-/
noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Dr. Faustus was a German, and the best play about him is by a German poet.

  • Faustus, according to the traditions, had a pretty keen eye for a joke.

  • Faustus beheld likewise the council-house and castle, with no small wonder.

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  • But this liked not Faustus that one man should have as many wives as he would.

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  • Faustus took hold on him, and would not permit him to do it.

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  • The Jew came, and Dr. Faustus demanded his pawn—there was his money ready for him.

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  • Faustus made as though he had pity on the clown, and went away.

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  • The duchess thanked Faustus highly, and she fell to her fruit with full appetite.

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  • There fell Faustus and his company a-drinking and swilling, not of the worst, but of the best.

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