Examples of foul play in a Sentence
There is no evidence of foul play.
the coroner ruled that there was no evidence of foul play
Recent Examples of foul play from the Web
Officials have said there is no reason to suspect foul play in the incident.
But her injuries were so severe, with lacerations to the top of her head and significant blood loss, that the police suspected foul play, turning their attention to Michael.
The Warren County Sheriff's Office is investigating his death, and the family says an autopsy ruled out foul play.
The police chief said authorities do not suspect foul play.
While the investigation is ongoing, police said early evidence does not suggest foul play, VICE reported.
Details surrounding his death have not been revealed, though Oman officials have ruled out foul play.
Evidence at the scene, outside a residence in the historic mining town of Superior about 60 miles east of Phoenix, indicated foul play, according to the Pinal County Sheriff's Office.
Detectives are investigating the death, but there does not appear to be foul play.
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foul play Synonyms
assault, attack, bashing, battering, battery, beating, belting, bludgeoning, buffeting, clubbing, cudgeling (or cudgelling), drubbing, flogging, hammering, lacing, licking, mauling, paddling, pelting, pommeling (or pommelling), pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), smashing, socking, thrashing, thumping, tromping, walloping, whaling, whipping;
FOUL PLAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of foul play for English Language Learners
: criminal violence or murder
: unfair or dishonest acts
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