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British pronunciation/fˈɒks/
American pronunciation/ˈfɑks/
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a small to medium-sized carnivorous mammal with a pointed muzzle and bushy tail, often have reddish-brown fur and are known for being clever and adaptable

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What is a "fox"?

The fox is a fascinating and adaptable mammal that is found in various habitats across the world. With its slender body, pointed muzzle, and large, erect ears, the fox has a distinct and captivating appearance. Its most iconic feature is its bushy tail, known as a "brush" or "brushy tail," which can be long and fluffy, and serves various purposes such as balance, communication, and warmth. Foxes are known for their exceptional hunting skills, preying on a wide range of small mammals, birds, insects, and even fruits. They are also known for their ability to adapt to different environments, from forests to grasslands, deserts to urban areas. Foxes exhibit a wide range of behaviors, including social interactions, territorial marking, and communication through vocalizations and body language. They are known for their cunning and resourceful nature, making them successful predators and survivors in the wild. Foxes are also revered in folklore and mythology across cultures, often associated with traits such as cleverness, adaptability, and slyness.

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a good-looking young person, especially a woman

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a shifty deceptive person

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the Algonquian language of the Fox

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a member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River

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English religious leader who founded the Society of Friends (1624-1691)

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English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806)

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the grey or reddish-brown fur of a fox

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become discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots

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be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly

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deceive somebody

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Jane read a storybook about a curious fox and its adventures.
The farmer installed a fence to protect his chickens from foxes.
Sarah learned that foxes are clever and resourceful animals.
The fox disappeared into the underbrush of the wood.
The fox is on the run!
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