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Foully

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Adverb

1. foully, insultingly

in an unfair and insulting manner

Example Sentences:
'this internationally known writer was foully condemned by the Muslim fundamentalists'

2. foully

in a wicked and shameful manner

Example Sentences:
'two policemen were foully murdered'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Foully

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adjective
1. 
offensive to the senses; revolting
2. 
offensive in odour; stinking
3. 
charged with or full of dirt or offensive matter; filthy
4. 
(of food) putrid; rotten
5. 
morally or spiritually offensive; wicked; vile
6. 
obscene; vulgar
foul language
7. 
not in accordance with accepted standards or established rules; unfair
to resort to foul means
8. 
(esp of weather) unpleasant or adverse
9. 
blocked or obstructed with dirt or foreign matter
a foul drain
10. 
entangled or impeded
a foul anchor
11. 
(of the bottom of a vessel) covered with barnacles and other growth that slow forward motion
12. informal
unsatisfactory or uninteresting; bad
a foul book
13. archaic
ugly
noun
14. sport
a. 
a violation of the rules
b. 
(as modifier)
a foul shot
a foul blow
15. 
something foul
16. 
an entanglement or collision, esp in sailing or fishing
verb
17. 
to make or become dirty or polluted
18. 
to become or cause to become entangled or snarled
19. (transitive)
to disgrace or dishonour
20. 
to become or cause to become clogged or choked
21. (transitive) nautical
(of underwater growth) to cling to (the bottom of a vessel) so as to slow its motion
22. (transitive) sport
to commit a foul against (an opponent)
23. (transitive) baseball
to hit (a ball) in an illegal manner
24. (intransitive) sport
to infringe the rules
25. (transitive)
(of an animal, esp a dog) to defecate on
do not let your dog foul the footpath
26. 
to collide with (a boat, etc)
adverb
27. 
in a foul or unfair manner
28.  fall foul of

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Foully

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adjective
1. 
so offensive to the senses as to cause disgust; stinking; loathsome
a foul odor
2. 
extremely dirty or impure; disgustingly filthy
3. 
full of or blocked up with dirt or foreign objects
a foul pipe
4. 
putrid; rotten
said of food
5. 
not decent; obscene; profane
foul language
6. 
very wicked; abominable
a foul murder
7. 
not clear; stormy; unfavorable
foul weather, winds, etc.
8. 
tangled or snarled; caught
a foul rope
9. 
not according to the rules of a game; unfair, by either accident or intention
10. 
treacherous; dishonest
11.  Chiefly British, Dialectal
ugly
12.  Informal
unpleasant, disagreeable, etc.
13.  US, Baseball
of or having to do with the part of the field that lies outside the foul lines
see also fair1 (sense 15), fair ball
14.  Printing
containing errors or marked with changes
foul copy or proof
adverb
15. 
in a foul way
16.  Baseball
in or into the part of the field that lies outside the foul lines
noun
17. 
anything foul
; specif.,
a. 
a collision of boats, contestants, etc.
b. 
an infraction of the rules, as of a game or sport
c.  Baseball
foul ball
verb transitive
18. 
to make foul; dirty; soil; defile
19. 
to dishonor or disgrace
20. 
to impede or obstruct
; specif.,
a. 
to fill up; encrust; choke
to foul a drain with grease
b. 
to cover (the bottom of a ship) with barnacles, seaweed, etc.
c. 
to entangle; catch
a rope fouled in the shrouds
21. 
to make a foul against in a contest or game
22.  US, Baseball
to bat (the ball) so that it falls outside the foul lines
verb intransitive
23. 
to become dirty, filthy, or rotten
24. 
to be clogged or choked
25. 
to become tangled
26. 
to break the rules of a game
27.  Baseball
to bat the ball so that it falls outside the foul lines or is caught there
to foul to the third baseman

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Foully

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adj. foul·er, foul·est
1.
a. Offensive to the senses; revolting: "a foul little creature with greedy eyes and slobbering mouth" (J.R.R. Tolkien).
b. Having a bad odor or taste: foul breath; food that tasted foul.
c. Rotten or putrid: foul meat.
2.
a. Containing dirt, impurities, or other foreign matter; foul water.
b. Clogged or bestrewn with unwanted material: The bay is foul with old sunken vessels.
c. Overgrown or encrusted with weeds, barnacles, or other organisms. Used of a ship's bottom.
d. Entangled or enwrapped: a foul anchor.
3.
a. Morally detestable; wicked: foul deeds.
b. Vulgar or obscene: foul language.
c. Violating accepted standards or rules; dishonorable: used foul means to gain power.
4.
a. Very disagreeable or displeasing; horrid: a foul movie.
b. Inclement or unfavorable: in fair weather or foul.
c. Irritable or upset: in a foul mood.
5.
a. Sports Contrary to the rules of a game or sport: a foul boxing punch.
b. Baseball Outside the foul lines: a foul fly ball.
6. Marked with editorial changes or corrections: foul copy.
7. Archaic Ugly; unattractive.
n.
1. Abbr. F
a. Sports An infraction or a violation of the rules of play.
b. Baseball A foul ball.
2. An entanglement or a collision.
3. An instance of clogging or obstructing.
4. A foul copy of a document.
adv.
In a foul manner.
v. fouled, foul·ing, fouls
v.tr.
1. To make dirty or foul; pollute. See Synonyms at contaminate.
2. To bring into dishonor; besmirch.
3. To clog or obstruct.
4. To entangle or catch (a rope, for example).
5. To encrust (a ship's hull) with foreign matter, such as barnacles.
6.
a. Sports To commit a foul against.
b. Baseball To hit (a ball) outside the foul lines.
v.intr.
1. To become foul.
2.
a. Sports To commit a foul.
b. Baseball To hit a ball outside the foul lines: fouled twice and then struck out; fouled out to the catcher.
3. To become entangled or twisted: The anchor line fouled on a rock.
4. To become clogged or obstructed.

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