Check verb - To be in agreement on every point.
Foil is a synonym for check in allow topic. In some cases you can use "Foil" instead the word "Check" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like bar, hinder.
Foil verb - To prevent from achieving a goal.
Usage example: in popular fiction the hero will always foil the villain's plans
Check is a synonym for foil in allow topic. You can use "Check" instead the word "Foil" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as thwart, stop, circumvent.
How words are described
|good||good check||good foil|
|direct||direct check||direct foil|
|simple||simple check||simple foil|
|big||big check||big foil|
|Other adjectives: serious, cheerful, red.|
Both words in one sentence
- As the suave second to his King, Yukari might also be considered a foil to Awashima and Kusanagi - check episode 9.
Source: Foil / Anime and Manga
- Cut Lex Luthor a Check: The Legion of Doom invents teleportation, invisibility, Time Travel, and casually constructs an entire planet inside a black hole... and they use these marvels to rob banks and attempt to foil one or two of their enemies.
Source: Western Animation / Superfriends
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