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  1. forlorn hopenoun

    cannon fodder

  2. forlorn hopenoun

    A small troop picked to make an advance attack, or the first attack; a storming party.

    cannon fodder

  3. forlorn hopenoun

    Any dangerous or hopeless venture.

    cannon fodder

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  1. forlorn hopenoun

    a hopeless or desperate enterprise

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  1. forlorn hope

    vanguard, skirmishers, advanced body of troops

  2. forlorn hope

    desperate case, doubtful enterprise, hazardous adventure

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    • C. diminish
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