Words and phrases whose definition contains fail:   (71 results)

., astigmatism, astigmia, bank run, blind spot, bogart, bomb, brake failure, break, certain, choke, come short, course, cut, deceptive, default, default on, delusory, disappoint, dissatisfy, escape, exclude, fail-safe, fallible, fall flat, fall short, fall short of, fall through, flop, flunk, flush it, founder, fumble, go against, go back on, hopeless, humor, ignore, insecure, keep, let down, lose, malfunction, mandamus, misfire, misfunction, miss, muff, neglect, other, overlook, overreach, pass up, renege, renege on, renegue on, revoke, ruin, secure, skip, spelldown, spelling bee, spelling contest, square one, stay fresh, sure, turn a loss, unfailingly, violate, writ of mandamus, yips

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See fail used in context: 100+ rhymes, 55 Shakespeare works, 1 Mother Goose rhyme, several books and articles.

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