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acquaint, advance, advise, announce, apprise, ballyhoo, bill, blazon, boost, build up.
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Correct spelling:
foiled
Definition:
With foils.

Synonyms:

adjective
disappointed
hopeless, unsatisfied, taken down, chapfallen, worsted, down in dumps, down in the dumps, shot down, up set.
done for
kaput, had it, ausgespielt, packed up, packed-up, washed up.
failing
unsuccessful.
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unsuccessful
abortive, failed, fruitless, frustrated, futile, ineffectual, losing, pointless, thwarted, unsuccessful, useless, vain.
noun
foiled
defeated, disappointed, discomfited, frustrated, thwarted, unsuccessful.
verb
defeated
beat, beaten, conquered, crushed, defeated, humbled, mastered, outdone, overcome, overpowered, overthrown, overturned, quelled, routed, subdued, surmounted, vanquished, won, Captured, Checkmated, Outdid, Overcame, Overthrew, Triumphed, Trounced, Trumped, Whipped, Predominated, Subjected, outplayed.
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Examples of usage:
  1. Pleased would they be were I foiled, they knowing. – The Unknown Sea by Clemence Housman
  2. He had been foiled thus far in every effort to obtain possession of Phil. – Phil the Fiddler by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  3. Where he had passed the hours remained an impenetrable mystery; and the sergeant had to confess himself foiled. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  4. By this simple method, the bees which come to make the attack will be foiled, and constrained to act with great disadvantage. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  5. And if thou suffer thyself to be thus shamefully foiled, notwithstanding all the assistance offered to thee, what canst thou expect at the last day but the insults of those very evil spirits to whom thou hast given so cheap a victory. – True Christianity by Johann Arndt

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