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Synonyms for foray

Synonyms for foray

an act of invading, especially by military forces

to enter so as to attack, plunder, destroy, or conquer

Synonyms for foray

a sudden short attack

an initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence)

briefly enter enemy territory

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The mushroom forays are expected to go out at 10:15 a.
He was just 11 when he started working in his uncle's restaurant in Chicago and, despite a brief foray into studying art and French history, has stayed true to his first vocation.
On October 14, experts from Durham Wildlife Trust will be leading a Fungal Foray to explore the different kinds of mushroom which grow in Edmond-sley Woods near Chester-le-Street.
An out-of-body experience is a kind of astro projection where the subject seems to leave their physical body and forays into a real of expanded consciousness, viewing their environment with an awareness that is both familiar and strange for extended periods of time.
An amalgam of tap, ballroom, ballet, and postmodern dance, this adaptation of the yuletide classic--set to an Americanized Tchaikovsky score by Duke Ellington and others--features Parker's trademark rhythmic dancing, including his forays into the percussive possibilities of the pointe shoe.
Meanwhile, her neighbor Merv, who manages Splash World water park and still lives at home at 30, conducts vague forays into the world of adulthood.
In his search for the mystic, he forays through relevant literature, the worlds of ancient religions (both eastern and western), contemporary explorations (the range of New Age experimentation, including meditation), scientific examination of the brain (neuroscience), out of body experiences, psychics, the paranormal, LSD, psychoanalysis, reincarnation, astrology, contacts with aliens, Zen.
and wide-ranging forays into material culture: tombs, pottery, cult objects, architecture, temples, seals, coins.
Toward this end, Varghese combines traditional devotional discourse with brief forays into history, theology, and the philosophy of religion.
Years ago Annalistes called this total history; and it is good to see anthropologists now making forays into history rather than seeing just historians making forays into anthropology.
But they also anticipate the you-are-there flavor of later subcultural forays like Danny Lyons's The Bikeriders and Bruce Davidson's Brooklyn Gang as well as the seductive, bruising intimacy of Larry Clark's and Nan Goldin's pictures from the edge.
The president, surrounded Thursday by researchers and child care experts in the East Room of the White House, contended that this decade's discoveries on nurturing babies' intellectual and emotional growth rival man's forays into space.
Spiegel's education in the residential market helped with his initial forays into commercial development.
Global Banking News-February 15, 2013--Trinity Hall forays into banking business(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.