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ful

 (fo͞ol)
n.
Any of various Egyptian dishes made from broad beans that are simmered until tender and then mashed.

[Arabic fūl, broad beans, from Aramaic pōlā, broad bean; see pwl in Semitic roots.]
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Noun1.Ful - a family of languages of the Fulani of West Africa and used as a lingua franca in the sub-Saharan regions from Senegal to Chad; the best known of the West African languages
West African - a group of languages spoken in the extreme western part of West Africa
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The girl was quiet, tall, and dark, and to many people she seemed very beauti- ful.
Then they tucked the old man into a beauti- ful room, which was the spare room, and in the night some time he got powerful thirsty and clumb out on to the porch-roof and slid down a stanchion and traded his new coat for a jug of forty-rod, and clumb back again and had a good old time; and towards daylight he crawled out again, drunk as a fiddler, and rolled off the porch and broke his left arm in two places, and was most froze to death when somebody found him after sun-up.
And then she diluted the compliment by adding, "But it's power- ful seldom you're a mind to, I'm bound to say.
Never having enjoyed, to any considerable extent, her soothing presence, her tender and watch- ful care, I received the tidings of her death with much the same emotions I should have probably felt at the death of a stranger.
The heavy firing that had broken out while we were driving down Maybury Hill ceased as abruptly as it began, leaving the evening very peace- ful and still.
The leaves of the overhanging maple rustled with melody in the wind of youth- ful summer.
The light fell on a tilted hat; a power- ful shoulder, that seemed to cleave the darkness; on a leg stepping out.
The tumult of angry and warlike yells was checked instantly, and then from the depths of the woods went out such a tremulous and prolonged wail of mourn- ful fear and utter despair as may be imagined to follow the flight of the last hope from the earth.
The answer to my knock being a vexed and dole- ful plaint: "Oh, dear
At breakfast the captain observed, 'It's wonder- ful how that smell hangs about the cabin.
The ful 2-in-1 MacBook Messenger with Detachable iPad Case boasts a laptop compartment (holding laptops up to a 15") along with a designated, detachable iPad case (which doubles as a cross-body iPad messenger).