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  • adv. In a foggy manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a foggy manner; obscurely.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • With fog; obscurely; darkly.


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  • The used car lot neon light blinks foggily at the oncoming traffic on a dreary rainy afternoon, and you and I peer out the window of the highway diner at the relentless downpour, repeating our well-worn phrases and pregnant pauses.

    Through The Glass Dimly

  • When the present tense of this moment gives way -- when the "I am" settles foggily into the "I was" -- what will you tell your grandchildren?

    Daniel Cluchey: The Shame of Our Nation

  • I'd been to Berlin before and remember fondly, if a bit foggily, the food.

    Rebecca Kosick: An American Vegetarian in Germany

  • I foggily recalled part of a briefing during orientation the day before.

    Paradise General

  • Mr. Revis is now the highest-paid cornerback in football, with the exception of Oakland's Nmandi Asomugha, whom Raiders owner Al Davis foggily confused with the Ghost of Bronco Nagurski and awarded a $45 million, three-year deal.

    The NFL: What You Need to Know

  • Pang's film may be heavy-fisted with the satire and foggily plotted, too, despite the lengthy flashbacks, but no one could doubt his commitment to the death rattle.

    Dream Home – review

  • But either way, with a ruined career or a career that goes on associated with a foggily remembered taint, we have missed an opportunity to create what we need most: a process by which the person who has spoken with inconsideration acknowledges his bad behavior, makes a genuine apology, gives substance to that apology by consistently practicing a better form of conduct, and thus earns redemption.

    Patty Limerick: An Invitation to Redemption for Joe Wilson and Van Jones

  • But right here is a hint of the kind of negtivity that undergraduates can only foggily apprehend.

    Panel 2: Aesthetic Lineage and Originality : Ange Mlinko : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • We see what he sees -- foggily, at first -- and hear the tumbling thoughts he can't communicate to those around him.

    A delicate dazzler

  • Of course, in our foggily food-sourced world, avoiding gluten is a labyrinth: gluten hides menacingly in almost every processed food, disguised as modified food starch, hydrolyzed vegetable oil, caramel color, dextrin, and even natural flavors.

    gluten-free chocolate financiers | smitten kitchen


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