Faustian bargain [(fow-stee-uhn)]
Faust, in the legend, traded his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge. To “strike a Faustian bargain” is to be willing to sacrifice anything to satisfy a limitless desire for knowledge or power.
[fou-stuh s, faw-] /ˈfaʊ stəs, ˈfɔ-/ noun 1. .
/fɔːt/ noun, verb 1. a Scot word for fault
[foht duh myœ] /foʊt də ˈmyœ/ adverb, adjective, French. 1. for lack of something better. /fot də mjø; English ˌfəʊt də ˈmjɜː/ uknown 1. for lack of anything better
[foh-til; French foh-tœ-yuh] /ˈfoʊ tɪl; French foʊˈtœ yə/ noun, plural fauteuils [foh-tilz; French foh-tœ-yuh] /ˈfoʊ tɪlz; French foʊˈtœ yə/ (Show IPA) 1. French Furniture. an upholstered armchair, especially one with open sides. /ˈfəʊtɜːɪ; French fotœj/ noun 1. an armchair, the sides of which are not upholstered