/ (fiːs) /
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Southern African slang angry, furious, or disgusted
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Words nearby vies
Viennese table, Vientiane, Viereck, Viersen, Vierwaldstättersee, vies, Viet, vi et armis, Vietcong, Vietminh, Vietnam
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How to use vies in a sentence
Piedmont alone vies with her, and is improving far more rapidly, but Lombardy has great natural capacities peculiarly her own.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
In the ‘Vies des Grands Capitaines’ he throws off a whole string of these cherished devices.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
In his hospitality the Caucasian vies with the Arab of the desert.Life of Schamyl|John Milton Mackie
Music's melody vies with the drive and bluster of the wind, sobbing and sighing, whistling round corners and playing pranks.Spirit and Music|H. Ernest Hunt
Kings and nobles were brought there for interment, and in that respect it vies with our Westminster Abbey.Recollections of a Long Life|John Stoughton