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Word: foray

Definition: raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.


Sentences Containing 'foray'

"U-95"s only kill on her sixth foray was the "Trinidad".
After a failed attempt to go nationwide in 1982, the newly renamed Enix began its foray into the gaming market by holding a personal computer game programming contest. One of the winners was "Love Match Tennis", created by Yuji Horii.
Alex Roginski of the "Sydney Morning Herald" wrote that the song "utilises electro clash for a grinding foray into R" K. Ross Hoffman of Allmusic noted that the song "pits a menacingly swung, twangy guitar riff", which according to him is "lifted so blatantly" from Depeche Mode's song, "Personal Jesus".
Arrol's first foray into electoral politics was with a different party: he ran as a Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) candidate in the 1948 Alberta general election in the electoral district of Medicine Hat.
At the start of the Civil War his sympathies appear to have been with the Parliament, which is borne out by a foray made by his cousin Sir Francis Wyndham, 1st Baronet (d. 1676), governor of Dunster Castle, in June 1644 against Orchard Wyndham, as the manor is now known, which resulted in £4,000 worth of plunder being seized for the Royalist cause.
Bacon began his foray into public life in 1940 as the Republican National Committee representative from Wisconsin (a position he held until 1944).
E-mu Emulator (1981) was E-mu Systems initial foray into sampling, and saved the company from financial disaster after the complete failure of the Audity due to a price tag of $70,000.
Ghent's initial foray into politics came in the late 1890s, when he served as an aid to Samuel Jones during his campaigns to become Mayor of Toledo, Ohio and Governor of Ohio.
Grant's first foray into station ownership first came in 1966 when his new company, the Capitol Broadcasting Corporation, established WDCA-TV.
He also experienced success in Formula Three and Formula Two, and designed a test chassis for Renault's initial foray into Formula One.
He has also made a foray into film music, completing the scores for the Hindi films "Mela" and "Jahd" and working on the scores for the Tamil film Modhi Vilayadu.
His first foray into playing syncopated music was in the same year, with a small band in a Brussels dance hall.
His second major foray into vocal work came with "VOX" in 2005, featuring Vollenweider himself on most of the vocals.
In 1996 she played Claire in a revival of Edward Albee's "A Delicate Balance", with "Variety" writing: "Equally marvelous is Stritch, with a meatier role than her recent foray as Parthy in 'Show Boat.'
In 2006 Perkins Motorsport gave him his first foray into the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series, after good performances in Formula Ford. For 2007, Larry Perkins has given Price a major responsibility and the youngster will line up in the main series in the Jack Daniel's Racing VE Commodore.
In the Spring of 2010 they made their first foray into the U.K. touring scene with a three-week tour schedule across the British Isles.
In their first foray into team ownership, the duo intended to enter their own chassis in Formula 2 for the 1979 season but it turned out to be a largely unsuccessful campaign.
In their initial foray, the Avengers failed, although several androids were destroyed.
In this role, he led the company’s brilliant foray into global markets through its pioneering Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM) Services and was responsible for its business results in all the global markets in which HCL operates.
Introduced by R K Selvamani in Tamil, Ranjith had acted in several movies before making a foray to Malayalam.
It is the company's first foray into OGL games, with the proceeds of the core rulebook going to the American Cancer Society.
Its games were part of Steam's foray into a family games category.
On July 29, 2010, Stevenson opted for his second foray into Europe signing as a free agent with German team Augsburger Panther of the DEL.
Originally producing wrought-iron goods, an order in 1920 for ice axes for the Italian army was their first foray into the world of climbing equipment.
Representing the company's foray into the executive car scene, the 9000 remained in production until it was replaced by the Saab 9-5 in late 1997.
Some obtain these testimonials with good intentions, others put them to a cunning use; for when they go to pillage on Christian territory, if they chance to be cast away, or taken prisoners, they produce their certificates and say that from these papers may be seen the object they came for, which was to remain on Christian ground, and that it was to this end they joined the Turks in their foray.
The Annie Awards were created in 1972 by June Foray to honor individual lifetime contributions to animation.
The following year they continued their American foray with an English EP entitled "Edición Limitada".
The Foundation gradually made a foray into sectors like livelihood promoting by setting up first women's dairy cooperative societies and women's self-help groups, disaster relief and rehabilitation, preschool education, HIV prevention and adolescent health.
The Nation went for polls 1n 1998 again and TDP runs Bhuma in to foray, this time against his traditional rival Gangula Prathapa Reddy.
The series is Burton's first foray into the superhero genre since Batman Returns.
The station's owners made their initial foray into FM broadcasting in 1947 when they brought the original KSL-FM onto the then sparsely-populated FM dial at 100.3.
The title was Square Enix's first foray into the North American mobile gaming market, and it was followed by a run and gun sequel, Brave Shot 2, in September 2005.
This year she also made her foray into the senior category at the international level being part of the Indian squad for the Uber Cup at Prague.
Vasile Ghindaru joined Singapore's Geylang United FC in 2009, his first foray outside Romanian football.

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