[ US /ˈfoʊ/ ]
[ UK /fˈə‍ʊ/ ]
  1. a personal enemy
    they had been political foes for years
  2. an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)
    a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies
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How To Use foe In A Sentence

  • The new technique has been used to identify the sex of foetuses.
  • Daniel Defoe, The Consoli - dator: or Memoirs and Sundry Transactions from the World in the Moon (London, 1705). COSMIC VOYAGES
  • But on the gender front, the sex ratio among children up to age 6 dropped to 914 girls for each 1,000 boys from 927 a decade ago, showing that female foeticide continues to be a widespread practice because of a traditional preference in some communities for boys. India Passes 1.2 Billion Mark
  • Her bare feet created a rhythm of their own as she moved all over the floor, lunging and retracting, parrying invisible foes.
  • Hog waste is a major pollution source, communities surrounding the factories are strangled by a foetid stench and animal rights groups have long complained about the inhumane way pigs are raised and slaughtered.
  • Facing off against Daredevil's way coolist foe of the day, Death-Stalker, the team-up had a great moment when the villain grabbed GR's flaming skull and was freaked to find that he wouldn't die. DAREDEVIL #102 Marvel Comics, 1973
  • A large brain relative to body size is an almost universal foetal characteristic of vertebrates, and certainly of mammals.
  • But a new study has found foetuses showing a preference for one side over the other usually retain it when after they are born.
  • And after Vikarna's flight, Satruntapa, unable to repress his ire, began to afflict Partha, that obstructer of foes and achiever of super-human feats, by means of a perfect shower of arrows. The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7
  • One day you will do things for me that you hate. That is what it means to be family. Jonathan Safran Foer 
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