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forethought.noun
deliberation, consideration or planning beforehand; preparation or thought for the future; prudence
forethoughtfully.adverb
forethoughtful.adjective
forethoughtfulness.noun

flounder, floundered, floundering, flounders.intransitive verbs
to make clumsy attempts to move or regain one's balance; to move or act clumsily and in confusion; blunder
flounder.noun
the act of floundering

flounder.noun,.plural.flounder.or.flounders
any of various marine flatfishes of the families Bothidae and Pleuronectidae, which include important food fishes

forgo, forwent, forgone, forgoing, forgoes.transitive verbs
to abstain from; relinquish.(unwilling to forgo dessert)
forgoer.noun,.plural.forgoers

foregoing.adjective
said, written or encountered just before; previous (refer to the foregoing figures)
forego, forewent, foregone, foregoing, foregoes.transitive verbs
to precede, as in time or place
foregoer.noun

former.adjective
occurring earlier in time; of, relating.to.or taking place in the past; coming before in place or order; foregoing; being the first of two mentioned; having been in the past (a former school mate); see word latter
formerly.adverb
at an earlier time; once

former.noun
one that forms; a maker or creator (a former of ideas)

faith.noun,.plural.faiths
faith is trust; confident belief in truth, value or trustworthiness of a person, an idea or a thing; faith is trust; faith is belief that does not rest on logical proof or material.evidence, but on the spiritual.reality of the existence of the Creator (a man with an experience is never convinced by another with arguments contrary to it); loyalty to a person or thing (she had faith her father and mother would help her, so she went back home); allegiance (she faithfully got up every morning at 5am); a trusting acceptance of the invisible presence we refer to as the Creator or God; if you have faith in someone or something, you feel confident about their ability or goodness; if you break faith with someone you made a promise to or something you believed in, you stop acting in a way that supports them; the body of dogma of a religion (faiths of eastern religions); a set of principles or belief; experiences beyond what some would call normal that are firmly believed by those having experiencing them, examples
in faith.idiom
indeed; truly
good faith.noun
compliance with standards of decency and honesty; when a person intends to be honest and sincere and does not intend to deceive anyone; in good faith (being open in explaining all he knew about the antique, he bargained in good faith)

faithful.adjective
adhering.firmly and devotedly, as to a person, a cause or an idea; loyal; having or full of faith; worthy of trust or belief; reliable; consistent with truth or actuality (a faithful reproduction of the portrait)
faithful.noun,.plural.faithful.or.faithfuls
the practicing members of a religious faith (a pilgrimage to Jerusalem made by the faithful); a steadfast.adherent of a faith or cause
faithfully.adverb
faithfulness.noun

faithless.adjective
not true to duty or obligation; disloyal; having no faith; lacking faith or trust; unreliable
faithlessly.adverb
faithlessness.noun

fuddle, fuddled, fuddling, fuddles.verbs
transitive verb use.to put into a state of confusion; befuddle; confuse
fuddle.noun
a state of confusion or intoxication

forfeit.noun
something surrendered or subject to surrender as punishment for a crime, an offense, an error or a breach of contract
forfeit.adjective
lost or subject to loss through forfeiture
forfeit, forfeited, forfeiting, forfeits.transitive verbs
to surrender, be deprivedof
forfeitable.adjective
forfeiter.noun

forfeiture.noun
the act of surrendering something as a forfeit; something that is forfeited

frown, frowned, frowning, frowns.verbs
intransitive verb use.to wrinkle the brow, as in thought or displeasure; to regard something with disapproval or distaste (frowned on the use of vaccinations and their additives)
transitive verb use.to express disapproval, for example, by wrinkling the brow
frown.noun
a wrinkling of the brow in thought or displeasure; a scowl
frowningly.adverb
frowner.noun

fidelity.noun,.plural.fidelities
faithfulness to obligations, duties or observances (implies the unfailing fulfilment of one's duties and obligations and strict.adherence to vows or promises (fidelity to one's spouse; fidelity to one's word of honor); exact.correspondence with fact or with a given quality, condition or event; accuracy; the degree to which an electronic system accurately reproduces the sound or image of its input signal (high fidelity sound from the old Long Playing or LP vinyl records is still far superior to the canny sound of CDs and DVDs); allegiance, loyalty; these nouns denote.faithfulness, as to a person or a cause

fealty.noun,.plural.fealties
the fidelity owed by a vassal to his feudal.lord

firm, firmer, firmest.adjectives
resistant to externally applied pressure (these organic apples are firmer than the regular ones); marked by or indicating the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue (firm muscles); securely fixed in place (despite being hit by the car, the post was still firm); indicating or possessed of determination or resolution (had a firm resolve since young about being honest); constant; steadfast (a firm ally); fixed and definite (a firm bargain; a firm offer); strong and sure (a firm grasp)
firm, firmed, firming, firms.transitive and intransitive verbs
to make or become firm
firm, firmer, firmest.adverbs
without wavering; resolutely (stand firm)
firmly.adverb
firmness.noun

firm.noun,.plural.firms
a commercial partnership of two or more persons, especially when unincorporated; the name or designation under which a company transacts business

firmware.noun
Computers:.programming instructions that are stored in a read-only memory unit rather than being implemented through software

festoon.noun
a string or garland, as of leaves or flowers, suspended in a loop or curve between two points; a representation of such a string or garland, as in painting or sculpture
festoon, festooned, festooning, festoons.transitive verbs
to decorate with or as if with festoons; hang festoons on; to form or make into festoons

fuel.noun
something consumed to produce energy; nutritive material metabolized by a living organism; food; a material such as wood, coal, gas or oil burned to produce heat or power; fissionable material used in a nuclear reactor; something that maintains or stimulates an activity or emotion (man's capacity to work is the fuel of productivity)
attributive.often used to modify another noun (a fuel pump; fuel tanks)
fuel, fueled, fueling, fuels.verbs
transitive verb use.to provide with fuel; to support or stimulate the activity or existence of (fueled the enthusiasm of the audience with hope; bad attitudes are fueled from the dark side (Psalms 74:20); if something adds 'fuel to the fire' such as a conflict or debate, it makes the conflict or debate more intense
intransitive verb use.to take in fuel
fueler.noun,.plural.fuelers

fissionable.adjective
capable of undergoing fission (fissionable nuclear material) fissionability.noun
fission.noun
the act or process of splitting into parts; a nuclear reaction in which an atomic.nucleus, especially a heavy nucleus such as an isotope of uranium, splits into fragments, usually two fragments of comparable mass, with the evolution of from 100 million to several hundred million electron.volts of energy

fibrous.adjective
having, consisting of or resembling fibers; full of sinews; tough
fibrously.adverb
fibrousness.noun

fiber.noun,.plural.fibers
or.fibre (go figure), welcome to the descriptive but confusing.hodgepodge of the English language; more examples
a fiber is a slender, elongated, threadlike object or structure; one of the elongated, thick-walled cells that give strength and support to plant tissue; any of the filaments.constituting the extracellular.matrix of connective tissue; any of various elongated cells or threadlike structures, especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber; a natural or synthetic filament, as of cotton or nylon, capable of being spun into yarn; material made of such filaments; something that provides substance or texture; essential character or structure; basic strength or toughness; fortitude (that person has good moral fiber); coarse, indigestible plant matter, consisting primarily of polysaccharides such as cellulose, that when eaten stimulates intestinal peristalsis (fibre such as oatmeal cleans the intestines); in this sense, also called bulk, roughage
fibered.adjective

fiber optics.noun.also spelt.fibre optics
the science or technology of light transmission through very fine, flexible glass or plastic fibers that transmit light throughout their length by internal reflections; a bundle of optical fibers called a cable, made of optical fibers that can transmit large amounts of information at the speed of light. "A typical glass optical fibre has a diameter of 125 micrometres or 0.125 mm (0.005 inch). This is actually the diameter of the cladding or outer reflecting layer. The core or inner transmitting cylinder, may have a diameter as small as 10 micrometres. Through a process known as total internal reflection, light rays beamed into the fibre can propagate within the core for great distances with remarkably little attenuation or reduction in intensity. The degree of attenuation over distance varies according to the wavelength of the light and to the composition of the fibre."....from Encyclopedia Britannica.


....pics courtesy of Encyclopedia Britannica.
fiberoptic.adjective

forestall, forestalled, forestalling, forestalls.transitive verbs
to delay, hinder or prevent by taking precautionary measures beforehand; prevent; to deal with or think of beforehand; anticipate
forestaller.noun,.plural.forestallers
forestallment.noun,.plural.forestallments

Victor Frankl.1905-1997
Frankl helped despairing prisoners maintain their psychological health. In his best known book, Man's Search for Meaning: An Introduction to Logotherapy, 1962; translated into English, 1970, Frankl described how he and other prisoners in the concentration camps found meaning in their lives and summoned the will to survive. The remainder of the book outlines the theory and practice of logotherapy (meaning word therapy). In addition to its influence on the field of psychotherapy, Man's Search for Meaning found an enormous readership among the general public. By the time of Frankl's death, it had sold more than 10 million copies in 24 languages. Frankl published 31 other books on his psychological theories. Microsoft® Encarta® Encyclopedia 99. © 1993-1998 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..Quotes 1, 2
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