Cross and Foil


Cross verb - Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of.

Foil is a synonym for cross in oppose topic. In some cases you can use "Foil" instead a verb "Cross", when it comes to topics like activity, allow, betray. popular alternative


Foil verb - Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of.
Usage example: foil your opponent

Cross is a synonym for foil in activity topic. You can use "Cross" instead a verb "Foil", if it concerns topics such as allow. popular alternative

Nearby Words: foiled, foiling

How words are described

good good cross good foil
perfect perfect cross perfect foil
complete complete cross complete foil
original original cross original foil
Other adjectives: simple, big, great, wooden, cool, golden, shiny.

Common collocations

time cross time foil time
way cross way foil way
king cross king foil king

Both words in one sentence

  • While there, they manage to foil bank robbers from escaping by blowing up the bridge they were about to cross with their eye lasers.
  • As he settled down for the night he suddenly heard an ungodly noise coming from the tower the monk mentioned, a cross between screaming and the wind on aluminum foil.
  • Straw Character In early episodes, he had a straw liberal foil played by David Cross who was so obsessed with not offending anyone that he could barely function at all.
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