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faw ray

  • n  a sudden short attack
  • n  an initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence)
    scientists' forays into politics
  • v  steal goods; take as spoils
  • v  briefly enter enemy territory

  • Virgin Galactic, Richard's foray into commercial spaceflight, may seem like the ultimate quest.
  • Without question, Winfrey's foray onto the campaign trail will get Obama more publicity and a chance to convert her fans into Obama supporters.
  • Prime Minister Jospin's foray into foreign policy backfires at home and abroad.
News & Articles

  • NASCAR: Hendrick believes he found a gem in Chase Elliott
    Rick Hendrick's last foray into developing young talent resulted in 52 rebuilt race car frames and one solemn promise. The most powerful team owner in NASCAR politely would skip sinking his millions into grooming the stock-car stars of the future. That was before he met Chase Elliott - whom he signed to Hendrick Motorsports' first developmental deal in six years.
    June 14, 2013 - Detroit Free Press
  • Key Apple executive defends company at e-book price-fixing trial
    Cue, the head of iTunes for Apple, portrays the firm as focused on its own foray into the e-books market.
    June 13, 2013 - Washington Post
  • Altria Steps into E-Cigarettes
    The giant tobacco maker Altria Company's subsidiary, Nu Mark LLC, has revealed its plans to foray into the popular and successful world of e-cigarettes with its new MarkTen e-cigarettes.
    June 13, 2013 - Zacks via Yahoo! Finance

  • Paul Keating in Sydney Morning Herald
    Bernie Riordan's last foray into this issue was a decade ago when he downed Bob Carr and Michael Egan [when they tried to privatise the industry],Mr Keating writes. "Then the power stations were worth $35 billion. A decade later the price...
  • Anne Milgram in Newswatch 50
    Today's sentence reflects the fact that Mr. Tocchet is a first-time offender,said New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram. "But make no mistake, he is paying a heavy price for his foray into the world of illegal bookmaking. He now must...
  • Anwar Ibrahim in International Herald Tribune
    I have decided to re-enter the foray,Anwar said in a speech to Singapore's Foreign Correspondents Association. "Some say I've never left politics and I think I agree with that."

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