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faze

[ feyz ]

verb (used with object)

, fazed, faz·ing.
  1. to cause to be disturbed or disconcerted; daunt:

    The worst insults cannot faze him.

    Synonyms: confound, fluster, perturb, discomfit, disconcert



faze

/ feɪz /

verb

  1. tr to disconcert; worry; disturb


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Word History and Origins

Origin of faze1

First recorded in 1820–30, Americanism; dialectal form of feeze

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Word History and Origins

Origin of faze1

C19: variant of feeze

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Example Sentences

Even a $5 billion fine imposed by the Federal Trade Commission after the Cambridge Analytica scandal didn’t really faze the company.

Although some leagues were fazed less than others, with the NFL somehow coming out as predictable as ever — because of course it did — many of the sports we track had some of their most chaotic seasons in recent memory.

It doesn’t faze the giraffes, but a pressure like that would cause all sorts of problems for people, from heart failure to kidney failure to swollen ankles and legs.

However, when asked about his comfort level putting a rookie in net, he said it didn’t faze him.

Viewers can’t look away, cringe from vicarious fear, or some combination of both — and are amazed that Thompson isn’t fazed at all.

I said I already know about Ferguson, nothing new can faze me about Ferguson.

None of this has seemed to faze the journalist, who, this fashion season, displayed her trademark ability to excite and infuriate.

First, the cheap shot threats that might have intimidated other victims and their lawyers don't faze me.

J'Absolutely Refuse to let this afternoon's decision faze me.

They may tell me we had a heavy storm in the middle of the night, but it didn't faze me one little bit.

Once or twice they came near having a spill in wind that didn't faze us a bit.

She got witch en' hoodoo charms, en' say ol' Nick en' all his imps cayn't faze 'er.

With only two of us aboard you know how easy she climbed; three passengers she could hoist, but four might faze her.

Seems as though his sense of proportion was out of gear; and you cant faze him, either.

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