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fodder.noun
a consumable, often inferior item or resource that is in demand and usually abundant supply (the bulk of the population is often considered fodder by those governing them); raw material, as for artistic creation; feed for livestock, especially coarsely chopped and fermented hay or straw called silage
fodder, foddered, foddering, fodders.transitive verbs
to feed with fodder

Fourier analysis.noun
Mathematics:.the approximation of a function through the application of a Fourier series to periodic data
Fourier series.noun
Mathematics:.an infinite series whose terms are constants multiplied by sine and cosine functions and that can, if uniformly convergent, approximate a wide variety of functions

fray.noun
a scuffle; a brawl; a heated dispute or contest
fray, frayed, fraying, frays.transitive verbs
to alarm; frighten; to drive away

fray, frayed, fraying, frays.verbs
transitive verb use.to strain; chafe (repeated noises that fray the nerves); to wear away the edges of fabric for example, by rubbing
intransitive verb use.to become worn away or tattered along the edges
fray also.noun
she noticed a fray in the dress

foolish.adjective
if someone's behavior or action is foolish, it is not sensible and shows a lack of good judgment (the foolishness of some of the ancient Israelites); lacking good sense or exhibiting a lack of judgment; silly: foolish remarks; resulting from stupidity or misinformation; unwise (a foolish decision); absurd or ridiculous (a foolish grin); immoderate or stubborn; unreasonable (foolish pride; foolish love); preposterous; ludicrous
foolishly.adverb
foolishness.noun

fool, fooled, fooling, fools.verbs
transitive verb use.to deceive or trick; dupe.(trying to learn how to fool a trout with a little bit of floating fur and feather); to confound or prove.wrong; surprise, especially pleasantly (we were sure they would fail, but they fooled us)
intransitive verb use.to speak or act facetiously or in jest; joke (I was just fooling when I said you couldn't have any of my candy); to feign; pretend (he said he had a toothache but it turned out he was only fooling); to engage in idle or frivolous activity; to toy, tinker or mess (shouldn't fool with matches)
fool.adjective
foolish; stupid (off on some fool errand or other)
fool around.phrasal verb
to engage in idle or casual activity; putter (was fooling around with some figures in hopes of balancing the budget); to engage in frivolous activity; make fun
fool.noun,.plural.fools
word history denotes a windbag or an airhead
one who is regarded as deficient in judgment, sense or overstanding; one who acts unwisely on a given occasion (I was a fool to have refused.dating her); one who has been tricked or made to appear.ridiculous; a dupe (they made a fool of me by pretending I won the award)

folly.noun,.plural.follies
disgraceful.senselessness; lack of good sense; lack of an overstanding and foresight; actions of someone whose bulb isn't the brightest in the chandelier; an act or instance of foolishness (regretted the follies of his youth); if you say that a particular action or way of behaving is folly or a folly, you mean that it is foolish and often disgraceful (it's sheer folly to build nuclear power stations in a country that has dozens of earthquakes every year); a costly undertaking having an absurd or ruinous.outcome

furious.adjective
full of or characterized by extreme.anger; raging; suggestive of anger in action or appearance; consumed by rage to the point of shutting out everything else; fierce; angry; ferocious
furiously.adverb
fury.noun,.plural.furies
violent anger; rage; violent, uncontrolled action (he was one of those nut cases that couldn't handle himself or life in general); turbulence

fed up.adjective
unable or unwilling to put up with something any longer (she was fed up with their complaints; I resigned from the company because I was fed up; she was fed up with those who complain about their government, those complainers failing to realize who's behind them and fail to pray for them)

familial.adjective
of.or.relating to a family; occurring or tending to occur among members of a family, usuallly by heredity (familial traits)

family.noun,.plural.families
a fundamental.social.group in society.typically.consisting of a man and woman and their offspring; two or more people who share goals and values, have long-term commitments to one another and reside usually in the same dwelling place; all the members of a household under one roof; a group of persons sharing common ancestry; lineage; a group of like things; a class (the apples family has many species of apples); a group of individuals derived from a common.progenitor, aka common stock (the family of human beings)

familiar.adjective
often encountered or seen; common; having fair knowledge; acquainted.(was familiar with those roads); taking undue liberties; presumptuous.(students should not try to be familiar in their behavior toward an instructor
familiarly.adverb

familiarity.noun,.plural.familiarities.(pronounce 'fam mil yare ity')
considerable.acquaintance with; established friendship; intimacy; the quality or condition of being familiar

familiarize, familiarized, familiarizing, familiarizes.transitive verbs
to make known, recognized, or familiar; to make acquainted with
familiarization, familiarizer.nouns

froward.adjective
stubbornly.contrary and disobedient; crooked; deceitful; perverse; wrongheaded; obstinate
frowardly.adverb
frowardness.noun

flagrant.adjective
conspicuously bad, offensive, or reprehensible.(a flagrant miscarriage of justice; flagrant cases of wrongdoing at the highest levels of government, such as.obfuscation of financial matters {*}); blatant
flagrancy or flagrance.noun
flagrantly.adverb

fluorosis.noun
an abnormal condition caused by excessive intake of fluorine, as from fluoridated drinking water, characterized chiefly by mottling of the teeth
fluorotic.adjective

frequency.noun,.plural.frequencies
the property or condition of occurring at frequent.intervals; all matter is sustained by the invisible frequency signature that supports its specific.composition; everything is of frequencies
Mathematics and Physics:.the number of times a specified phenomenon occurs within a specified interval, as (the number of repetitions of a complete sequence of values of a periodic.function.per.unit.variation of an independent variable and the number of complete cycles of a periodic process.occurring per unit of time and the number of repetitions per unit time of a complete waveform, as of an electric current)

fanfare.noun
a spectacular public display such as a celebration with fireworks, food and lots of fun; music; a loud flourish of brass instruments, especially trumpets

frisky, friskier, friskiest.adjectives
energetic, lively and playful (a frisky kitten)
friskily.adverb
friskiness.noun

frolicsome.adjective
full of high spirited fun; frisky and playful
frolic.noun
gaiety; merriment (fun and frolic); a gay, carefree time; a playful antic
frolic, frolicked, frolicking, frolics.intransitive verbs
to.behave playfully and uninhibitedly; romp; to engage in merrymaking, joking or teasing
frolicker.noun

fume.noun
a state of resentment or vexation; vapor, gas, or smoke, especially if irritating, harmful or strong; strong or acrid odor
fume, fumed, fuming, fumes.verbs
intransitive verb use.to feel or show resentment or vexation; to emit fumes; to rise in fumes (nitric acid gives of a visible fuming gas)
transitive verb use.to subject to or treat with fumes; to give off in or as if in fumes

foul play.noun
criminal violence or murder (examples: citizens may have been  victims of foul play when a government enacts laws affecting them without a majority input; unfair or dishonest acts (the corporate deal with the government has brought cries/accusations of foul play {claims that there have been unfair or dishonest acts} from competitors)
foul, fouler, foulest.adjectives
offensive to the senses (the rotting smell of garbage); revolting. having an offensive odor; smelly; rotten or putrid (foul meat that smells bad); polluted (foul air); morally.detestable; wicked (foul deeds); of a vulgar or obscene.nature (foul language that was embarrassing to others); disagreeable or displeasing; horrid (a foul movie); violating accepted standards or rules; dishonorable (used foul means to gain power); in sports, contrary to the rules of a game or sport; entangled or twisted (a foul anchor); clogged or obstructed; blocked (a foul ventilator shaft)
foul.noun
in sports, an infraction or a violation of the rules of play; an entanglement or a collision; an instance of clogging or obstructing
foul.adverb
in a foul manner
foul, fouled, fouling, fouls.verbs
transitive verb use.to make dirty or foul; pollute; contaminate; to bring into dishonor; besmirch; to clog or obstruct; to entangle or catch a rope, for example; to encrust a ship's hull with foreign matter, such as barnacles; to commit a foul against, as in sports
intransitive verb use.to become foul; in sports, to commit a foul; to become entangled or twisted (the anchor line fouled on a rock); to become clogged or obstructed
foully.adverb
foulness.noun

fowl.noun,.plural.fowl.or.fowls
any of various birds of the order Galliformes, especially the common, widely domesticated chicken (Gallus gallus); a bird, such as the duck, goose, turkey or pheasant, that is used as food; the flesh of such birds used as food; a bird of any kind
fowl, fowled, fowling, fowls.intransitive verbs
to hunt, trap or shoot wildfowl
fowler.noun,.plural.fowlers

flaunt, flaunted, flaunting, flaunts.verbs
transitive verb use.to exhibit ostentatiously or shamelessly (flaunts his knowledge; show
intransitive verb use.to parade oneself ostentatiously; show oneself off; to wave grandly (pennants flaunting in the wind)
flaunter.noun
flauntingly.adverb

fit, fitted, fitting, fits.verbs
transitive verb use.to be the proper size and shape for (these shoes fit me; it is not fitting to use vulgar language); to cause to be the proper size and shape (the tailor fitted {or fit} the trousers by shortening them); to measure for proper size (she fitted me for a new jacket); to be appropriate to; suit.(music that fits your mood); to make suitable; adapt (fitted the shelves for large books; you can't fit any more toys in the box); to provide a place or time for: (the doctor can fit you in today). to prepare (specialized training fitted her for the job); to equip; outfit (fit out a ship); to provide a place or time for (you can't fit any more toys in the box; the doctor can fit you in today); to insert or adjust so as to be properly in place (fit a handle on a door)
intransitive verb use.to be the proper size and shape; to be in conformity or agreement with (observations that fit the theory.nicely); to be suited; belong (doesn't fit in with these people); to be in harmony; agree (his good mood fit in with the joyful occasion)
fit, fitter, fittest.adjectives
suited, adapted, or acceptable for a given circumstance or purpose (not a fit time for flippancy); appropriate; proper (do as you see fit); physically sound; healthy (keeps fit with diet and exercise)
fit.noun
the state, quality or way of being fitted; the manner in which clothing fits (a jacket with a tight fit); the degree of precision with which surfaces are adjusted or adapted to each other in a machine or collection of parts
fit to be tied.idiom
frustrated about something
fitly.adverb
fitter.noun

fitful.adjective
occurring in or characterized by intermittent bursts, as of activity; irregular; periodic
fitfully.adverb
fitfulness.noun

fit.noun,.plural.fits
a sudden outburst of emotion (a fit of jealousy)

feverish.adjective
of, relating to, or resembling a fever; having a fever or symptoms characteristic of a fever; causing or tending to cause fever; marked by intense agitation, emotion, or activity (worked at a feverish pace to finish the house before winter)
feverishly.adverb
feverishness.noun

fever.noun,.plural.fevers
abnormally high body temperature; any of various diseases characterized by abnormally high body temperature; a condition of heightened activity or excitement (the fans had a fever of anticipation over the rock group's upcoming performance); a contagious, usually short-lived enthusiasm or craze (disco fever) fever, fevered, fevering, fevers.verbs
transitive verb use.to effect fever in
intransitive verb use.to be or become feverish

finch.noun,.plural.finches
any of various relatively small birds of the family Fringillidae, including the goldfinches, sparrows, cardinals, grosbeaks and canaries, having a short, stout bill adapted for cracking seeds

finicky, finickier, finickiest.adjectives
difficult to please; fastidious (a finicky eater); fussy; meticulous
finickiness.noun

fussy, fussier, fussiest.adjectives
paying excessive attention to personal tastes and appearance; fastidious (he was always fussy about clothes); great attention to sometimes trivial details (a fussy kitchen manager); fanatically.inclined
fussily.adverb
fussiness.noun

fuss.noun
needlessly nervous or useless activity; commotion (there was a lot of fuss on moving day); a state of excessive and unwarranted concern over an unimportant matter (made a big fuss over one low test grade); an objection; a protest (the longer working hours caused a big fuss); a quarrel; a display of affectionate excitement and attention (everyone made a fuss over the new baby)
fuss, fussed, fussing, fusses.verbs
intransitive verb use.to trouble or worry over trifles; to be excessively careful or solicitous (fussed over their children); to get into or be in a state of nervous or useless activity (fussed with the collar of his coat); to object; complain (she fussed about the color after adding bleach to her wash)
transitive verb use.to disturb or vex with unimportant matters fusser.noun

fidget, fidgeted,fidgeting, fidgets.verbs
intransitive verb use.to behave or move nervously or restlessly; to play or fuss; fiddle (he fidgeted with his notes while lecturing) transitive verb use.to cause to behave or move nervously or restlessly
fidget.noun,.often fidgets
a condition of restlessness as manifested by nervous movements
intransitive verb use.to behave or move nervously or restlessly; to fuss; fiddle (e fidgeted with his notes while lecturing)
transitive verb use.to cause to behave or move nervously or restlessly

fidgety.adjective
tending to fidget; creating unnecessary fuss
fidgetiness.noun
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