- follies (n.)
- "glamorous theatrical revue with lots of pretty girls," 1880, from French folies (mid-19c.), from folie (see folly), probably in its sense of "extravagance" (compare extravaganza).
- 1. She's 87 years old, and a one-time member of the Ziegfeld Follies.
- 2. He has given up youthful follies.
- 3. The writings of Swift mocked the follies of his age.
- 4. To get back one's youth, one has merely to repeat one's follies.
- 想恢复青春, 只要重犯旧过就行.
- 5. The follies of youth are food for repentance in old age.
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