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faze

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verb \ˈfāz\

Simple Definition of faze

  • : to cause (someone) to feel afraid or uncertain

Full Definition of faze

fazedfaz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to disturb the composure of :  disconcert, daunt <nothing fazed her>

Examples of faze

  1. You'll never succeed as a writer if you let a little bit of criticism faze you.

  2. <the collapse of part of the scenery didn't faze the actors one bit, and they just carried on>



Origin of faze

alteration of feeze to drive away, frighten, from Middle English fesen, from Old English fēsian to drive away


First Known Use: 1830



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