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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. Everyone in Winesburg wondered why she mar- ried the doctor.
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.
Be merci- ful; look, it groweth darker, moment by moment.
There's no getting round it, you can work when you're a mind to, Tom." 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.
Adolfo Pontigo Loyola, rector de la casa de estudios, lamento que existan "personajes mezquinos, quienes incluso invierten dinero para denostar a una institucion", buscando con ello que una personalidad con la trayectoria de Coppola determinara no acudir a la entidad, donde se llevara a cabo la FUL, esto a partir del 23 de agosto.
Ful's popularity stems from its excellent nutritional value, delicious taste, attractive aroma, and the fact that it is considered to be a very filling food rich in protein.
Ful can put up to seven colours in his multi-layered tea, and each colour tastes different.
"If CMS elects to calculate and publish multiple FULs lists, additional clarity around the use of FUL lists will be necessary."
I've always been an optimist and I think laughter is a wonder ful thing." Alice, by the way, is a sprightly 104-year-old.