foiled

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United States general and traitor in the American Revolution; in 1780 his plan to surrender West Point to the British was foiled (1741-1801) Arnold , Benedict Arnold
(Genesis 11:1-11) a tower built by Noah's descendants (probably in Babylon) who intended it to reach up to heaven; God foiled them by confusing their language so they could no longer understand one another Babel , Tower of Babel
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