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foray

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a sudden attack on and entrance into hostile territory
  • made a nighttime foray into the enemy camp and took their command post

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foray

verb

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The first known use of foray was in the 14th century

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“Foray.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/foray. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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