FORAY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of FORAY
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foray
 n.  assault; an initial attempt; a sudden short attack
Classic Sentence:
1  They had been in the ill- starred foray but had separated from the others after the shooting.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
2  The families of the men who had been in the ill-starred Klan foray did call first, but called with obvious infrequency thereafter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
3  This group was always linked in her mind with Frank's death, and the late hours Rhett kept these days reminded her still more of the times preceding the Klan foray when Frank lost his life.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVIII
4  I must have something that I can term exclusively my own by this foray of ours, and I have fixed on the lovely Jewess as my peculiar prize.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
5  Later, they would refight battles and tell children and grandchildren of pranks and forays and charges, of hunger, forced marches and wounds, but not now.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
6  The gang fell asunder and there were no more nightly forays or battles on the rocks.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 2
Example Sentence:
1  Scientists are showing an obvious foray into politics.
2  It's the web giant's first foray into wearable technology, an emerging market expected to more closely integrate the capabilities of smartphones in our lives.
3  I made a quick foray into town before lunch to get my sister a present.
4  These base camps were used by the PKK guerrillas to make forays into Turkey.