FORAY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of foray
Definition:
n. assault; an initial attempt; a sudden short attack
n. sudden raid or military advance; venture or initial attempt, especially outside one's usual area
Example:
Scientists are showing an obvious foray into politics.
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.
Sentence in Classic:
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 Context
Compulsory surrenders take place, either as the result of a protracted siege, like those we have spoken of above; or from the country being continually wasted by incursions, forays, and similar severities, to escape which a city makes its submission.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
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 Context