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fo lee

  • n  the trait of acting stupidly or rashly
  • n  a stupid mistake
  • n  the quality of being rash and foolish
    trying to drive through a blizzard is the height of folly
  • n  foolish or senseless behavior

  • The Bi-Autogo does enjoy the historical distinction of being the first V8-powered vehicle ever built in Detroit, so you could argue it is the beginning of an even greater folly.
  • Slaughterhouse-Five: For Vonnegut, man's worst folly is a persistent attempt to adjust, smoothly, rationally, to the unthinkable.
  • In a post-dot-bomb society, you gotta love that Kordestani and the rest of the Google team didn't follow the folly of so many others and succumb to an IPO right away.
News & Articles


  • Prince Harry in FOXNews
    When she was alive, we completely took for granted her unrivaled love of life, laughter, fun and folly. She was our guardian, friend and protector,Harry said. "She never once allowed her unfaltering love us to go unspoken or...
  • Mitt Romney in San Diego Union Tribune
    If for some reasons they continue down their course of folly toward nuclear ambition, then I would take military action if that's available to us,Romney said during a campaign stop in New Hampshire.
  • Mark Wallinger in Scotsman
    Wallinger said: "Brian Haw is a most remarkable man who has waged a tireless campaign against the folly and hubris of our government's foreign policy. Bring home the troops, give us back our rights, trust the people."

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