An honorable Congress knows in its bones that the full faith of the United States of America is at stake.
He hoped there will be a full investigation of what senior officers really knew back then.
American words sting and they can be transformed into Iranian bullets, and President Obama knows that full and very well.
He handled the foreign-policy questions competently and remained calm in the face of the full fire of the vice president.
Inside, the speeches were almost too clever by half, as if the grand auditions for Oscar voters were in full affect.
He might degrade Marcolina by mockery and lascivious phrases, full of innuendo.
I don't believe I ever drew a full breath until I came to these altitudes.
The solemn prelude began from a full concert of the various instruments.
You will need practice to reap the full benefit of my instructions.
It was too small; it was full of furniture which got in her way.
Old English full "completely, full, perfect, entire, utter," from Proto-Germanic *fullaz (cf. Old Saxon full, Old Frisian ful, Old Norse fullr, Old High German fol, German voll, Gothic fulls), from PIE *pele- (1) "to fill" (see poly-).
Adverbial sense was common in Middle English (full well, full many, etc.). Related: Fuller; fullest. Full moon was Old English fulles monan; first record of full-blood in relation to racial purity is from 1812. Full house is 1710 in the theatrical sense, 1887 in the poker sense.
"to tread or beat cloth to cleanse or thicken it," late 14c., from Old French fouler, from Latin fullo (see foil (v.)); Old English had the agent-noun fullere, probably directly from Latin fullo.