Fail and Flunk


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Fail verb – To be unsuccessful.
Usage example: despite all the publicity, the movie failed miserably at the box office

Flunk is a synonym for fail in activity topic. In some cases you can use "Flunk" instead a verb "Fail", when it comes to topics like thrive, not pass. informal substitute
Nearby Words: failure, failing, failed
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Flunk verb – To be unsuccessful.
Usage example: the movie flunks, both as entertainment and as a dramatization of a historical incident

Fail is a synonym for flunk in activity topic. You can use "Fail" instead the word "Flunk" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as failure, thrive, be unsuccessful. popular alternative
Nearby Words: flunky, flunking, flunked
Synonyms for Flunk
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