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foiled

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[ foild ]
/ fɔɪld /
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verb
the simple past tense and past participle of foil.
adjective
prevented from succeeding; thwarted; blocked: A woman is now being questioned in connection with the foiled terror plot to attack churches in Paris.
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foiled2
[ foild ]
/ fɔɪld /

adjective Architecture.
ornamented with foils (arcs or rounded spaces), as a gable, spandrel, or balustrade.

Origin of foiled

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First recorded in 1655–65; foil2 + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM foiled

un·foiled, adjective
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