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folly

fol·ly

folly

 
 
pronunciation:
fa li
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: follies
definition 1: lack of common sense or of good judgment.
synonyms:
foolishness
antonyms:
common sense, prudence, sense, wisdom
similar words:
fatuity, imprudence, indiscretion
definition 2: an act or acts of foolishness; rash behavior.
synonyms:
foolishness, idiocy, stupidity
similar words:
indiscretion, lunacy, monkey business, tomfoolery
definition 3: an unwise or foolish undertaking, such as an expensive project that fails.
similar words:
blunder, goof, mistake
definition 4: (pl. but used with a sing. verb) a theatrical revue that includes numerous songs, dances, and skits.
synonyms:
revue
similar words:
burlesque, vaudeville
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