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federalism.noun
a system of government in which states or provinces have agreed to set up a central government, granting it powers to act.regarding.matters.concerning more than one state or province and often common to all states or provinces
federal.noun
of, relating.to.or.being a form of government in which states or provinces.relinquish a small part of their sovereignty in order to create a central governing district, as in the U.S.A in Washington, D.C. (map), meaning, a government created in the land district they decided to name the District of Columbia, where resides the central government created by the union (called a federation) of individual states and this for the purpose of matters of common concern to all individual states, while those states retain all residual powers of government; of or relating to or characteristic of a style of architecture, furniture and decoration produced in the United States of America in the late 18th and early 19th centuries and characterized by adaptations of classical forms combined with typically American motifs
federally.adverb

fief.noun,.plural.fiefs
a fiefdom
fiefdom.noun,.plural.fiefdoms
the estate or domain of a feudal.lord; something over which one dominant person or group exercises control over others

fissile.adjective
possible to split
Physics:.fissionable, especially by neutrons of all energies Geology:.easily split along close parallel.planes
fissility.noun,.plural.fissilities

frigid.adjective
extremely cold; lacking warmth of feeling (she never seems to smile and was seemingly frigid at heart); stiff and formal in manner (a frigid refusal to a request); persistently.averse to sexual.intercourse
frigidity.or.frigidness.noun
frigidly.adverb

foliage.noun,.plural.foliages
plant leaves, especially tree leaves, considered as a group
foliaged.adjective

fester, festered, festering, festers.verbs
intransitive verb use.to generate.pus; suppurate; to form an ulcer; to undergo.decay; rot; to be or become an increasing source of irritation or poisoning (bitterness that festered and grew in his attitude)
transitive verb use.to infect, inflame or corrupt
fester.noun,.plural.festers
a small festering sore or ulcer; a pustule

fell, felled, felling, fells.transitive verbs
to cause to fall by striking; cut or knock down (fell a tree); to sew or finish a seam with the raw edges flattened, turned under and stitched down (she perfectly felled the seams of the dress)
fell.noun,.plural.fells
the timber cut down in one season; a felled seam
fell.verb
past tense of fall
fellable.adjective
fall, fell, fallen, falling, falls.verbs
intransitive verb use.to drop or come down freely under the influence of gravity; lose an upright or erect position suddenly; to drop oneself to a lower or less erect position (he fell back in his chair; fell to their knees and prayed); to be cast down (her eyes fell); to experience defeat or ruin (after 300 years the dynasty fell); to slope downward (the rolling hills fall gently toward the coast); to pass into a particular state, condition or situation (fell silent; fall in love); to occur at a specified time (New Year's Day falls on a Tuesday this year); to occur at a specified place (the stress falls on the last syllable; to be included within the range or scope of something (the specimens fall into three categories)
transitive verb use.to cut down a tree; fell
fall in line.or.into line (etc. fall, fell, fallen, falling, falls).verbs
to agree on a position
fall.noun,.plural.falls
the act or an instance of falling; a sudden drop from a relatively erect to a less erect position; something that has fallen (a fall of hail; an amount that has fallen); Autumn; a waterfall (down by the falls); a downward movement or slope; an overthrow; a collapse (the fall of the government didn't solve the issues); a moral.lapse; in theology, Adam's fall
fall for.phrasal verb
to feel love for; to be deceived or swindled by (fell for the con artist's.scheme and lost money, he was the schemer and I the dreamer)

fling, flung, flinging, flings.verbs
transitive verb use.to throw with gusto (flung the ball in the shot put.competition); to throw; to put or send suddenly (she flung her arms around my neck and kissed me); to throw oneself into an activity with energy (with signs that the computer's hard drive was about to fail, she rapidly finished her article); to cast.aside; discard (he flung the garbage into the bin)
intransitive verb use.to move quickly or impulsively
fling.noun,.plural.flings
the act of flinging; a brief.period of indulging one's impulses; if two people have a fling, they have a brief sexual.relationship (she claims she had a brief fling with him 30 years ago)

flake.noun,.plural.flakes
a flat, thin piece or layer; a chip; a small piece; a bit (flakes of cereal; corn flakes); a small crystalline.bit of snow; a somewhat.eccentric person; an oddball
flake, flaked, flaking, flakes.verbs
transitive verb use.to break flat, thin pieces or layers from; chip to cover, mark or overlay with or as if with flakes
intransitive verb use.to come off in flat, thin pieces or layers; chip off
flake out.phrasal verb
to fall asleep or collapse from being extra tired; to act in an odd or eccentric.manner
flaky also spelt.flakey, flakier, flakiest.adjectives
made of or resembling flakes; forming or tending to form flakes or thin, crisp fragments (flaky pastry); a person who is somewhat.eccentric; off the wall; odd
flakily.adverb
flakiness.noun
flaker.noun,.plural.flakers

fabric.noun,.plural.fabrics
a cloth produced especially by knitting, weaving or felting fibers; the texture or quality of such cloth; a complex.underlying structure (the fabric of civilized society)

fallow.adjective
fallow land has been dug or plowed but nothing has been planted in it, it is left unseeded during a growing season, especially so that its quality or strength has a chance to improve; the fields lay fallow; a fallow period is a time when very little is being achieved
fallow.noun,.plural.fallows
land left unseeded during a growing season; the act of plowing land and leaving it unseeded; the condition or period of being unseeded
fallow, fallowed, fallowing, fallows.transitive verbs
to plow land without seeding it afterward; to plow and till land, especially to eradicate or reduce weeds
fallowness.noun

fabulous.adjective
astonishing (the fabulous flying of the flying squirrel; the fabulous endurance of a marathon runner); very.pleasing or successful (a fabulous vacation); if you describe something as fabulous, you are emphasizing that you like it a lot or think that it is very good (this is a fabulous album, fresh, varied and fun; the scenery and weather were fabulous); barely.credible; unbelievable
fabulously.adverb
fabulousness.noun

fratricide.noun,.plural.fratricides
the killing of one's brother or sister; one who has killed one's brother or sister
fratricidal.adjective

fame.noun
renown (a concert violinist of international fame); reputation (a politician of ill fame)
fame, famed, faming, fames.transitive verbs
to make renowned or famous
famous.adjective
well or widely known; noted
famously.adverb
famousness.noun
(the rock singer has great famousness)

firth.noun,.plural.firths.Scots
a long, narrow inlet of the sea

fluorocarbon.noun,.plural.fluorocarbons
an inert.liquid or gaseous.halocarbon.compound in which fluorine replaces some or all hydrogen.molecules, used as aerosol.propelants, refrigerants, solvents and lubricants and in making plastics and resins

fluid.noun,.plural.fluids
a continuous, amorphous.substance whose molecules move freely past one another and that has the tendency to assume the shape of its container; a liquid or gas
fluid.adjective
of, relating.to.or.characteristic of a fluid; readily reshaped; pliable; smooth and flowing; graceful (the fluid motion of a cat); changing or tending to change; variable (a fluid situation.fraught with uncertainty)
fluidity.or.fluidness.noun
fluidly.adverb

flow, flowed, flowing, flows.verbs
intransitive verb use.to move or run smoothly with unbroken continuity, as in the manner.characteristic of a fluid; to issue in a stream; pour forth (maple syrup flowed into the bucket from the tap made to the maple tree); to circulate, as the blood in the body; to move with a continual shifting of the component particles (wheat flowing into the bin; traffic flowing through the tunnel); to proceed.steadily and easily (how are things flowing along in your life; preparations for our trip flowed smoothly); to exhibit a smooth or graceful.continuity (the cadence of the poem flowed gracefully); to hang loosely and gracefully (the shawl flowed from her shoulders)
transitive verb use.to release as a flow (trees flowing thin sap); to cause to flow; to menstruate
flow.noun,.plural.flows
the act of flowing; the smooth motion characteristic of fluids (since removing the twigs from the creek it again has a smooth flow); a residual.mass that has stopped flowing (a hardened lava flow); a continuous.output or outpouring (a flow of ideas; the flow of opinion; produced a steady flow of articles and stories); a continuous movement or circulation (the flow of traffic); the sequence in which operations are performed
flowingly.adverb
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