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|Fade ||vb||OE. fadian. - to dispose, sort, arrange, regulate. 2. orderly, tidy, discreet. *Fade: meaning to cause or lose color is not an Anglish word deriving from Old French
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|Fade ||vb||OE. fadian. - to dispose, sort, arrange, regulate. 2. orderly, tidy, discreet.
 
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|Fain|| n||Gladness, joy, pleasure.
 
|Fain|| n||Gladness, joy, pleasure.
 
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|Fain ||vb||To be delighted, glad, rejoice. 2. to desire, wish. 3. to pretend kindness. 4. to make glad, congratulate. 5. to rejoice in, enjoy, to take gladly, show preference for
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|Fain ||vb||To be delighted, glad, rejoice. 2. to desire, wish. 3. to pretend kindness. 4. to make glad, congratulate. 5. to rejoice in, enjoy, to take gladly, show preference for
 
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|Fain ||adj.||Glad, rejoiced, well-pleased; hence necessitated, obliged; disposed willing, eager. 2. well-pleased, flattered, as 'fine words to make fair maidens fain.' 3. glad under the circumstances; glad or content to take a certain course in default of opportunity for anything better; the lesser of two evils. 4. necessitated, obliged. 5. disposed, inclined or willing, eager. 6. apt, wont, wish. 7. well disposed, favourably.
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|Fain ||adj.||Glad, rejoiced, well-pleased; hence necessitated, obliged; disposed willing, eager. 2. well-pleased, flattered, as 'fine words to make fair maidens fain.' 3. glad under the circumstances; glad or content to take a certain course in default of opportunity for anything better; the lesser of two evils. 4. necessitated, obliged. 5. disposed, inclined or willing, eager. 6. apt, wont, wish. 7. well disposed, favourably.
 
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|Fain ||phr||"Fain and Fain" - gladly and willingly, done with pleasure.
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|Fain ||phr||"Fain and Fain" - gladly and willingly, with pleasure.
 
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|Fain ||phr||"Full Fain" - extremely glad and willing in dealing with others.
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|Fain ||phr||"Full Fain" -
 
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|Fain ||phr||"Glad and Fain" - happy and willing in dealngs with others.
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|Fain ||phr||"Glad and Fain" -
 
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|Fain ||phr||"I Would Have Fained Otherwise" - i would have been pleased, content anyway.
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|Fain ||phr||"I Would Have Fained Otherwise"
 
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|Fainhood ||n||Gladness, joy.
 
|Fainhood ||n||Gladness, joy.
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|Fain-ness ||n||Quality or state of being fain. 2. eagerness, gladless, joy.
 
|Fain-ness ||n||Quality or state of being fain. 2. eagerness, gladless, joy.
 
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|Fair ||n||Something which is fair (in various senses of the adjective) as in between the fair and the foul? 2.(obsolete) a woman, a member of the ‘fair sex’; also as a collective singular, women. 3.(obsolete) fairness, beauty. 4. a fair woman; a sweetheart. 5.(obsolete) good fortune; good luck.
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|Fair ||n||Something which is fair (in various senses of the adjective) as in between the fair and the foul? 2.(obsolete) a woman, a member of the ‘fair sex’; also as a collective singular, women. 3.(obsolete) fairness, beauty. 4. a fair woman; a sweetheart. 5.(obsolete) good fortune; good luck.
 
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|Fair ||adj||Things in general: clean, unspoiled, unstained, beautiful, agreeable, delightful, considerable, free from blemish, elegant. 2. of animals: beautiful, handsome, as the roebuck, the swan, the partridge. 3. of sounds: agreeable, delightful. 4. desirable, reputable. of an estate: considerable, handsome in amount. 5. external manifestations, words, promises: attractive, or pleasing at first sight or hearing; specious, plausible, flattery. 6. of light complexion, free from blemish, disfigurement. 7. of fruit, flesh : sound, free from disease or specks. 8. of water: clean, pure, clear not cloudy. 9. handwriting: legible, cursed. 10. of a surface: free from roughness, or irregularities, smooth. 11. of character, conduct, reputation: free from moral stain, unblemished.
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|Fair ||adj||Things in general: clean, unspoiled, unstained, beautiful, agreeable, delightful, considerable, free from blemish, elegant. 2. of animals: beautiful, handsome, as the roebuck, the swan, the partridge. 3. of sounds: agreeable, delightful. 4. desirable, reputable. of an estate: considerable, handsome in amount. 5. external manifestations, words, promises: attractive, or pleasing at first sight or hearing; specious, plausible, flattery. 6. of light complexion, free from blemish, disfigurement. 7. of fruit, flesh : sound, free from disease or specks. 8. of water: clean, pure, clear not cloudy. 9. handwriting: legible, cursed. 10. of a surface: free from roughness, or irregularities, smooth. 11. of character, conduct, reputation: free from moral stain, unblemished.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"All's Fair in Love and War" - vigorous competition is acceptable in emotionally-charged situations.
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|Fair ||phr||"Fair Enough"
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Be a Fair Weather Friend" - someone who is friendly when one is having good fortune. 2. one unreliable in troubled times.
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|Fair ||phr||"Fair to Middling"- slightly above the average.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Be Fair Game" - a legitimate, or suitable object, object for exploitation, abuse, ridicule, teasing.
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|Fair ||phr||"Full Fed and Fair"
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|Fair ||phr||"Bid Fair" - look promising.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Fair and Soft Goes Far in a Day" - courtesy and moderation will help one to effect a good deal of one's purpose.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Fair's do" - be fair.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Fair Enough" - that something is reasonable, agreed or acceptable.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Fair Fall You" - good befall you; good luck to you.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Fair, Fat, and Forty" - a teasing, derogatory, description of women in early middle-age.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Fair Go" - used in protest to implore or demand that someone acts in a fairer and more reasonable or equitable way.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Fair's Fair" - be fair, honest; just, equitable.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Fair to Middling"- slightly above the average.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Fair Weather or Foul" - whatever the weather is, or will be, in favorable or adverse circumstances alike, come rain, come shine.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Full Fed and Fair" - happy and well.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Get a Fair Deal" - a substantial amount, quality, quite a lot.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Go a Fair Way Towards"- be nearly enough.
 
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Have the Fair of" - get the better of.
 
|Fair ||phr||"Have the Fair of" - get the better of.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"He who has a Fair Wife needs more than two eyes" - envy leads many to covet the wife of another man.
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|Fair ||phr||"Make Fair Weather" -
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Keep fair with" - to be friendly with.
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|Fair ||phr||"To Make It Fair with" - to deal complaisantly.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Make Fair Weather Of" - progress, go forward, succeed.
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|Fair ||phr||"To Stand Fair" - to be beautiful.
 
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|Fair ||phr||" Make It Fair with" - to deal complaisantly.
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|Fair-born ||adj||Born of pleasant appaearance. 2. born innocent and pure.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Play Fair"- be honest, straightforward; obey the rules.
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|Faird ||n||Ferd, fyrd, fare:to go. 2. motion, rush, impetus, hence impetuosity, violent onset.
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|Fair ||phr||"Speak Fair" - to speak civilly or courteously.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"Stand Fair" - to be beautiful. 2. to earn the high opinion of.
 
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|Fair ||phr||"With One's Own Fair Hands" - (facetious) by oneself/ personally with reference usually being a task, service or favor performed by oneself.
 
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|Fair-born ||adj||Born of pleasant appearance. 2. born innocent and pure.
 
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|Faird ||n||Ferd, fyrd, fare:to go. 2. motion, rush, impetus, hence impetuosity, violent onset.
 
 
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|Fair day ||n||Success in battle, life, work.
 
|Fair day ||n||Success in battle, life, work.
 
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|Fair Deal ||n||A set of proposals by US president Truman outlining action in economic development and social welfare.
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|Fair Deal ||n||A set of proposals by US president Truman outlining action in economic development and social welfare.
 
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|Fair-Dealer ||n||One who supports the proposal and program of Truman
 
|Fair-Dealer ||n||One who supports the proposal and program of Truman
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|Fair-eyed ||adj||Having pleasing and attractive eyes.
 
|Fair-eyed ||adj||Having pleasing and attractive eyes.
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|Fair-fall ||n||Good luck to.
 
 
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|Fair-faxed ||adj||Having fair or blond hair
 
|Fair-faxed ||adj||Having fair or blond hair
 
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|Fair field ||n||An equitable chance.
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|Fair go ||n||A reasonably oe equitable opportunity to attempt something. (informal Aust & NZ). 2. to desist in something thought to be outrageous.
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|Fair food ||n||Equity is an important principle for a successful food system; everyone must have equal access to healthy, safe, fresh food.
 
 
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|Fair go ||n||A reasonably one equitable opportunity to attempt something. (informal Aust & NZ). 2. to desist in something thought to be outrageous.
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|Fair go ||intj||Used in protest to implore or demand that someone acts in a fairer and more reasonable or equitable way.
 
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|Fair-haired ||adj||Having fair or light-coloured hair.
 
|Fair-haired ||adj||Having fair or light-coloured hair.
 
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|Fair-haired son ||n||Favoured or favourite, blue-eyed boy.
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|Fair-haired son ||n||Favoured or favorite, blue-eyed boy.
 
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|Fair-headed ||adj||Beautiful, attractive, appealing
 
|Fair-headed ||adj||Beautiful, attractive, appealing
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|Fair-in-sight ||n||The flower 'The Bluebell"
 
|Fair-in-sight ||n||The flower 'The Bluebell"
 
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|Fairish ||adj||Moderately good, passable, tolerably well (in health). 2. merry in drink. 3. considerable in amount. 4. in a fair manner, to a fair degree.
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|Fairish ||adj||Moderately good, passable, tolerably well (in health). 2. merry in drink. 3. considerable in amount. 4. in a fair manner, to a fair degree.
 
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|Fair-like ||adj||In good condition, well-looking, healthy
 
|Fair-like ||adj||In good condition, well-looking, healthy
 
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|Fairly ||adv||Of appearance: beautifully, handsomely. 2. in a bad sense: speciously. 3. of writing: elegantly, neatly, courteously, respectfully. 4. candidly, impartially, without undue advantage on either side. 5. becomingly, fitly, properly, suitably, proportionately. 6. proper by lawful means, legitimately, opposed to foully. 7. gently, peacefully, quickly, sublety. 8. clearly, distinctly, plainly.
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|Fairly ||adv||Of appearance: beautifully, handsomely. 2. in a bad sense: speciously. 3. of writing: elegantly, neatly, courteously, respectfully. 4. candidly, impartially, without undue advantage on either side. 5. becomingly, fitly, properly, suitably, proportionately. 6. proper by lawful means, legitimately, opposed to foully. 7. gently, peacefully, quickly, sublety. 8. clearly, distinctly, plainly.
 
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|Fairlock ||adj||Fairness, beauty.
 
|Fairlock ||adj||Fairness, beauty.
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|Fair-mindedness ||adj||The state or quality of being unbiased and impartial.
 
|Fair-mindedness ||adj||The state or quality of being unbiased and impartial.
 
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|Fairness ||n||Condition or quality of being fair. 2. beauty, abstractly something that is fair. 3. of women: lightness of colour of skin, complexion. 3. equity, fair-dealing, honesty, uprightness, impartiality. 4. of gentlemen : courtesy.
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|Fairness ||n||Condition or quality of being fair. 2. beauty, abstractly something that is fair. 3. of women: lightness of colour of skin, complexion. 3. equitableness, fair-dealing, honesty, uprightness, impartiality. 4. of gentlemen : courtesy.
 
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|Fairness ||phr||"With Fairness" - by gentle means.
 
|Fairness ||phr||"With Fairness" - by gentle means.
 
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|Fair play ||n||Good behaviour and attitude in life generally.
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|Fair play ||n||
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|Fair shake ||n||(Slang) - a fair chance or treatment.
 
 
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|Fairship ||n||Fairness, fair-dealing, honesty
 
|Fairship ||n||Fairness, fair-dealing, honesty
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|Fairship-ness ||n||Beauty, the personality of a fair-lady.
 
|Fairship-ness ||n||Beauty, the personality of a fair-lady.
 
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|Fairsome ||adj||Beautiful,
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|Fairsome ||adj||Beautiful,
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|Fair-speaking ||adj||Eloquent, fair-spoken, gifted with fair speech, fair-tongued. 2. courteous, pleasant. 3. of words: bland; pleasant
 
 
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|Fair-spoken ||adj||Courteous.
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|Fair-speaking ||adj||Eloquent, fair-spoken, gifted with fair speech, fair-tongued. 2. courteous, pleasant. 3. of words: bland; pleasant
 
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|Fair-sunned ||adj||Well-sunned.
 
|Fair-sunned ||adj||Well-sunned.
 
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|Fair-told ||adj||Favorably told, favorably affecting one.
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|Fair-told ||adj||Favorably told, favourably affecting one.
 
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|Fair-tongued ||adj||Pleasant in speech and conversation.
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|Fair-water ||n||A structure on a ship etc assisting its passage through water.
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|Fairway ||n||The area between the tee and the green. 2. any tract of land free from obstacles. 3. a navigable channel in a harbor, the usual course taken by large vessels. 4. a navigable channel in a river or harbor deep enough to take the draft of a large vessel.
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|Fairway ||n||The area between the tee and the green. 2. any tract of land free from obstacles. 3. a navigable channel in a harbor, the usual course taken by large vessels. 4. a navigable channel in a river or harbor deep enough to take the draft of a large vessel. 5. part of a golf course between the tee and the green.
 
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|Fair weather ||phr||"To Make Fair Weather" - to flatter, give flattering reputation.
 
 
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|Fair-weathered ||adj||Suitable for use only during fair weather.
 
|Fair-weathered ||adj||Suitable for use only during fair weather.
 
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|Fair-weather friend ||n||One who is friendly, helpful, available only when it's advantageous or convenient to be so. 2. one unreliable in troubled time.
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|Fair-weather friend ||n||One who is friendly, helpful, available only when it's advantageous or convenient to be so.
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|Fair wind ||n||A favorable wind.
 
 
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|Fair-world ||n||A good time, state of prosperity.
 
|Fair-world ||n||A good time, state of prosperity.
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|Faldstol ||n||An armless chair used by bishops and other prelates. 2. a movable, folding-stool or desk at which worshippers kneel
 
|Faldstol ||n||An armless chair used by bishops and other prelates. 2. a movable, folding-stool or desk at which worshippers kneel
 
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|Fall ||n||Debouching of a river; the place where this occurs: the mouth. 2. something that falls, as a trapdoor; pitfall. 3. the act of moving to a lower position under the effect of gravity; descent, drop. 4. a reduction in quantity, pitch, etc; dip, drop, lowering reduction. 5.(chiefly North America, obsolete elsewhere, from the falling of leaves during this season); autumn. The time of the year when the leaves typically fall from the trees; autumn; the season of the year between the autumnal equinox and the winter solstice. 6. a loss of greatness or status; downfall (of Rome). 7.(sports) a crucial event or circumstance. 8.(cricket, of a wicket) the action of a batsman being out. 8.(curling) a defect in the ice which causes stones thrown into an area to drift in a given direction. 8.(wrestling) an instance of a wrestler being pinned to the mat. 9.(informal, US) blame or punishment for a failure or misdeed. 10. the part of the rope of a tackle to which the power is applied in hoisting. 10. blame; punishment: the rap.
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|Fall ||n||Disemboguement of a river; the place where this occurs: the mouth. 2. something that falls, as a trapdoor; pitfall. 3. the act of moving to a lower position under the effect of gravity; descent, drop. 4. a reduction in quantity, pitch, etc; dip, drop, lowering reduction. 5.(chiefly North America, obsolete elsewhere, from the falling of leaves during this season); autumn. The time of the year when the leaves typically fall from the trees; autumn; the season of the year between the autumnal equinox and the winter solstice. 6. a loss of greatness or status; downfall (of Rome). 7.(sports) a crucial event or circumstance. 8.(cricket, of a wicket) the action of a batsman being out. 8.(curling) a defect in the ice which causes stones thrown into an area to drift in a given direction. 8.(wrestling) an instance of a wrestler being pinned to the mat. 9.(informal, US) blame or punishment for a failure or misdeed. 10. the part of the rope of a tackle to which the power is applied in hoisting. 10. blame; punishment: the rap.
 
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|Fall ||vb.||To move downwards. 2. to move to a lower position under the effect of gravity. 2. to come down, to drop or descend. 3. to come to the ground deliberately, to prostrate oneself. 4 to be brought to the ground. 5. to be moved downwards. 6. 9obsolete) to let fall; to drop.  7. (obsolete) to sink; to depress, as in "to fall the voice" 8. .(UK, US, dialect, archaic) to fell; to cut down, as in "to fall a tree" 9. to happen, to change negatively. 1O. to become, as to fall ill. 11. to occur on a certain day of the week, date, or similar; said of an instance of a recurring event such as a holiday or date. 12. to collapse; to be overthrown or defeated. 13. euphemistic: to die, especially in battle or by disease. 14. to become lower (in quantity, pitch, etc). 15.(followed by a determining word or phrase) to become. 16. to be affected by or befallen with a calamity. 17. to change into the state described by words following. 18. to become prostrated literally or figuratively. 19. to be allotted to; to arrive through chance, fate, or inheritance. 20.(obsolete) to diminish; to lessen or lower. 21.(obsolete) to bring forth. to fall lambs. 22. (obsolete) to issue forth into life; to be brought forth; said of the young of certain animals. 23. to descend in character or reputation; to become degraded; to sink into vice, error, or sin. 24. to become ensnared or entrapped; to be worse off than before. to fall into error; to fall into difficulties 25. to assume a look of shame or disappointment; to become or appear dejected; said of the face. 26. to happen; to come to pass; to chance or light. 27. to begin with haste, ardour, or vehemence; to rush or hurry, after meeting, they fell to blows. 28. to be dropped or uttered carelessly, words fell carelessly from his lips.
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|Fall ||vb.||To move downwards. 2. to move to a lower position under the effect of gravity.
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2.to come down, to drop or descend. 3. to come to the ground deliberately, to prostrate oneself. 4 to be brought to the ground. 5. to be moved downwards. 6. 9obsolete) to let fall; to drop.  7. (obsolete) to sink; to depress, as in "to fall the voice" 8. .(UK, US, dialect, archaic) to fell; to cut down, as in "to fall a tree" 9. to happen, to change negatively. 1O. to become, as to fall ill. 11. to occur on a certain day of the week, date, or similar; said of an instance of a recurring event such as a holiday or date. 12. to collapse; to be overthrown or defeated. 13. euphemistic: to die, especially in battle or by disease. 14. to become lower (in quantity, pitch, etc). 15.(followed by a determining word or phrase) to become. 16. to be affected by or befallen with a calamity. 17. to change into the state described by words following. 18. to become prostrated literally or figuratively. 19. to be allotted to; to arrive through chance, fate, or inheritance. 20.(obsolete) to diminish; to lessen or lower. 21.(obsolete) to bring forth. to fall lambs. 22. (obsolete) to issue forth into life; to be brought forth; said of the young of certain animals. 23. to descend in character or reputation; to become degraded; to sink into vice, error, or sin. 24. to become ensnared or entrapped; to be worse off than before. to fall into error; to fall into difficulties 25. to assume a look of shame or disappointment; to become or appear dejected; said of the face. 26. to happen; to come to pass; to chance or light. 27. to begin with haste, ardour, or vehemence; to rush or hurry, after meeting, they fell to blows. 28. to be dropped or uttered carelessly, words fell carelessly from his lips.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall after" - of a dream, to come true.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fair Fall or Foul Fall" - may good or evil befall you.
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall at " - at hand; to be near at hand. 2. to be going to happen.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall About" - be helpless, esp. with laughter.
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall away" - one who falls away from religion; apostasy.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall About One's Ears" - fall utterly, crash about someone's ears, lose his whole world; ones achievements.
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall back"
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall About Laughing" - laugh about uncontrollably,as a listener, audience etc.
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Back Upon"
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Among" - to come upon by chance, or hap.
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall At " - at hand; to be near at hand. 2. to be going to happen.
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|Fall ||phr||"Fair fall or Foul Fall" - may good or evil befall you.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Away (to)" - one who falls away from religion; apostasy. 2. to abandon one's principles; desert, revolt. 3. of surfaces: to incline or slope abruptly, as a field. 4. became few or thin, diminish; decline; sink, drop to a lower.
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Back" - retreat, withdraw of troops, army
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall forth" - to fall out, (to drop out; to happen, occur, to quarrel, fight.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Back Upon/On" - have recourse to in difficulty. 2. call upon for support or comfort in hard times. 3, last resort everything else fails.
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Behind" - beaten, be overtaken or overwhelmed to one's competitors. 2. lag behind, drop behind, move back behind others.
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|Fall ||phr.||"Fall in" -realize, understand. 2. to come upon by chance; light upon.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Behind With" - fall behind with payments, installments etc. 2. fail to pay on time.
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall in Hand to" - to set oneself a course of action; set upon a person.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Below" - of water, earnings, production, etc. dropped lower than permitted or desired level.
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Into" - to come upon by chance.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Between Two Stools" - fail to be either of two satisfactory choices or alternatives, as in a scheme, plan, proposal, show.
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall in With" - adopt, comply with s.t. already existing, join
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall by the Wayside" - fail to continue an endeavor or undertaking. 2. fail to go forward in life. 2.act with dishonesty and misdeed.
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall on (upon)" - to come upon by chance.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Down" - of a person, building, collapse: fall to the ground. 2. perform poorly, fail to deliver (a payment). 3. of an argument, proposal : fail, not succeed; be inadequate. 4. fail to make progress in life.
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall For" - be captivated or deceived by. 2. become in love with. 3. yield to the allure, charm or merits of.
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Forth" - to fall out, (to drop out; to happen, occur, to quarrel, fight. 2. to tumble down, fall down
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Foul of" - have a confrontation, quarrel with, have a disagreement with; fall out with in a way that exposes one's weakness, ignorance, misdeeds.
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall From" - fall off of; fall out of (favor,) (power,) etc.
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Head Over Heels" - be very much in love.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Hook, Line and Sinker" - allow on to be persuaded by an argument, propaganda,a scam.
 
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|Fall ||phr.||"Fall In" - realize, understand. 2. to come upon by chance; light upon. 3. take one's place in a formation; form into ranks when on parade. 4. collapse inwards; give way, as a roof; trench; walkway, wall. 5. expire, as a lease.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall in a Heap" - of a proposal: to collapse utterly.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall In Alongside Of/Beside" - become part of a group. 2. join a group or party of people that is already walking on marching along.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall In Hand to" - to set oneself a course of action; set upon a person.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall In/Into Line" - take in place in the ranks. 2. conform, accept or collaborate with others or majority (usually meekly or tamely).
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall In Love (with)" -develop a strong attraction for, great love for, esp. a romantic or sexual love.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Into" - drop accidentally into something, by tripping over an obstacle. 2. to come upon by chance. 3. be divide into parts, components as an article, subject, etc.. 4. be in a coma, fall into a deep sleep, fall into a trance, become comatose. 5. fall into, acquire, take on bad ways or habits.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Into Line/ Step With" - begin to walk instep with somebody. 2. (fig.) start to accept, agree or follow rules, procedures laid down by others.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Into the Right Hands" - fall into a favorable position or in the hands or care of a reliable person.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Into the Wrong Hands" - fall into the possession of malignant forces. 2. of documents, secrets that become known to the enemy or an opposing side.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall in With" - adopt, comply with s.t. already existing, join. 2. meet by chance. 4. encounter, meet, join (sometimes after a long break). 4. or agree with, accede to, support a proposal of, scheme, suggestion, coincide with.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Off" - of a request, demand, income: lessen, decrease, drop off, diminish, become fewer or lessen. 2. of standards, service; quality: worsen, deteriorate.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall of Man" - the degeneracy of the humankind in consequence of the disobedience of Adam.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall of the Drop" - in theatrical parlance, means the fall of the drop curtain.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall On" - to come upon by chance; catch a sight of, see. 2. occur on, take place on. 3. be borne by, be incurred by. 4.attack fiercely; seize greedily
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall On Deaf Ears" - not be heard or taken notice of; deliberately ignore (because others are not there or don't wish to listen.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall on Evil Days" - to sink into poverty or suffer similar misfortune.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall On One's Feet" - make a quick recovery often (with some good luck) after a period of difficulty. 2. be lucky to survive a risk.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall On (to) One's Knees" - kneel down, genuflect for mercy, clemency or favour.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall On Stony Ground" - said of ideas, etc., which meets with no response and fail to take root.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Out" - a quarrel, dispute, disagreement. 2. of the hair coming away from the scalp; teeth coming away from the gums, etc. 3. drop out of a military formation. 5. come to pass, result, happen, take place, occur.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Out Of" - gradually discontinue something. 2. fall from a height. 3. fall from an enclosed space at a high or low level.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Out of Love with" - no longer be strongly attracted (or have love for)to a partner.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Outside" - not be something which one can deal with, understand; stand outside a matter.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Out With" - be or become unfriendly or on bad terms with, usually after an argument or quarrel.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Over" - fall over and hit the ground (after slipping, tripping, fainting). 2. fall from an upright or horizontal position.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Over Backward to do Something" - go or make every effort to great effort to please. 2. take a special care, go to great pains (esp. to please somebody).
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Overboard" - fall from the deck of a ship or vessel into the water.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Over Oneself to do Something" - to be unusually enthusiastic; strive eagerly to bring about, competitive. 2. be awkward, clumsy, stumble through haste.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Over One's Feet" - be very clumsy.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Short" - be or become deficient or inadequate. 2. of
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Short Of" - fail to reach or obtain a specified amount. 2. be less than required, satisfactory or desired.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Sick' - become ill.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Through" - come to nothing; fail to happen, not eventuate or occur. 2. fail, miscarry.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall to" - begin or start an activity of some kind; as, begin to eat; work, etc. 2. start, begin something.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall to Ground" - collapse, crumble, break down, as an argument, theory. 2. crumble, fail because of lack of proof, evidence.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall to One's Lot" - becomes one's duty or responsibility.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Under" - be classified, be placed within a certain category some matter, question.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Under the Spell of Somebody" - be charmed, captivated,entranced by somebody or something.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Upon" - attack fiercely. 2. catch sight of, see, come across. 3. be incurred by. 4. be borne by.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Upon Hard Times" - suffer, hardship, misfortune.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Upon Somebody to do Something"- become one's responsibility to do something
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Upon Someone's Ears" - be heard, become audible
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Upon Somebody's Neck" - fawn, be obsequious.
 
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall What Can" - what will fall, happen, befall
 
|Fall ||phr||"Fall What Can" - what will fall, happen, befall
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall With" - correspond to, be parallel to, go together, synchronize, fail with.
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Within" - be something which someone can understand, be able to deal with, handle, discuss comfortably.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"In the Fall" - in the autumn, at the fall of the leaf.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"It Falls to Somebody's Lot to do Something" - it becomes someone's undertaking or responsibility to arrange, design, work out, welcome.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"It Falls Out That" - happen, come about, occur, as, 'how did it fall out that John and Mary arrive at the station the same time'.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Riding for a Fall" - acting or behaving in a way that is likely to get you into trouble. 2. take a course likely to lead to disaster.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Roof Has Fallen In" - an enterprise has collected.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Wheels Fell off" - the plan has failed.
 
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|Fall ||phr||"Where the Axe Falls" - who gets terminated.
 
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|Fall-back ||n||A reserve, something that may be used as an emergency. 2. a falling back or a reuction
 
 
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|Fall-back ||adj||Reserve, emergency.
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|Fall ||phr||"Fall Within"
 
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|Fallen ||adj||Having lost one's reputation or honor. 2. killed in war.
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|Fall ||phr||"Ride for a Fall"
 
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|Fallenness ||n||The state of being fallen; esp. degeneracy, (degeneration) consequent upon "The Fall"
 
|Fallenness ||n||The state of being fallen; esp. degeneracy, (degeneration) consequent upon "The Fall"
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|Fallen woman ||n||One who has surrendered her chastity.
 
|Fallen woman ||n||One who has surrendered her chastity.
 
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|Faller ||n||A person, animal, or thing that falls, esp. an animal or person in a race. 2. the value of shares on the stock market when they fall. 3. a timber-cutter.
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|Faller ||n||One who falls or fails in various senses. 2. a faller of timber
 
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|Falling ||n||Decrease, lessening. a coming-down.
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|Falling ||n||
 
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|Falling ||adj||Decreasing in amount or degree; decreasing - becoming less or smaller. 2. falling - becoming lower or less in degree or value. 3. falling - coming down freely under the influence of gravity.
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|Falling-in-Love ||n||The state or condition of being enamoured or being in love.
 
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|Falling ||phr||"The Falling of the Leaf" - autumn, fall. 2. depression of the soul.
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|Falling ||phr||"The Falling of the Leaf" - autumn, fall. 2. depression of the soul.
 
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|Falling ||phr||"Falling in Love"- (see: 'fall in Love'.) come to have feelings of love or intense liking for (each other). 2. the state or condition of being enamored or being in love.
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|Falling ||phr||"Falling in Love"-
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|Falling-out ||n||A quarrel.
 
 
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|Falling-sickness ||n||Epilepsy.
 
|Falling-sickness ||n||Epilepsy.
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|Falling-weather ||n||Applied to the weather in which rain, snow or hail falls or may be expected to fall.
 
|Falling-weather ||n||Applied to the weather in which rain, snow or hail falls or may be expected to fall.
 
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|Fall-less ||adj||Having no Fall or Autumn. 2. fruit that stays on the vine. 3. aa boxer who cannot be knocked down.
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|Fall-less ||adj||Having no Fall or Autumn. 2. fruit that stays on the vine. 3. aa boxer who cannot be knocked down.
 
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|Fall-line ||n||The brink of a plateau, as indicated by waterfalls. 2. a geomorphologic unconformity between an upland region of relatively hard crystalline basement rock and a coastal plain of softer sedimentary rock.
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|Fall-out ||n||Consequences, blowback; harm, disadvantage. 2. radioactive refuse.
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|Fallness ||n||The state or condition of falling.
 
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|Fall-off ||n||Decrease, deterioration, withdrawal.
 
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|Fall-out ||n||Consequences, blowback; harm, disadvantage. 2. radioactive refuse.
 
 
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|Fallow ||n||Ground plough and harrowed, but left uncropped for a year or more. 2 '''Fallowness''': the condition of being fallow, idleness
 
|Fallow ||n||Ground plough and harrowed, but left uncropped for a year or more. 2 '''Fallowness''': the condition of being fallow, idleness
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|Fallow-finch ||n.||The plant ''wheatear'' ('''saxicola oeananthe''')
 
|Fallow-finch ||n.||The plant ''wheatear'' ('''saxicola oeananthe''')
 
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|Fallowing ||n||The action or operation of ploughing and breaking up land; an instance of this. 2. method or system by which land is ploughed.
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|Fallowing ||n||The action or operation of ploughing and breaking up land; an instance of this. 2. method or system by which land is ploughed.
 
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|Fallowness ||n||The condition of being fallow. 2. idleness, lethargy.
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|Fallowness ||n||The condition of being fallow. 2. idleness
 
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|Fall-pipe ||n||A downpipe.
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|Fall-through ||vb||
 
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|Fall-through ||vb||To fail to happen or occur, like unfurling of a sail. 2. to drop or fall freely under the influence of gravity, as leaves falling from a tree.
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|Fallway ||n||
 
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|Fallway ||n||A well or opening, through the successive walls of a warehouse, factory, deck of a ship, providing access for material, goods or people. 2. a hydraulic canal for a water-powered mill.
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|False ||adj||Origin: before 1000; 2. uttering or declaring what is untrue: a false witness. 3. not faithful or loyal; treacherous: a false friend. 4. tending to deceive or mislead; deceptive. 5. not genuine; counterfeit. 6. dishonestly; faithlessly; treacherously: 'did he speak false against me? 7. play someone false, to betray someone; be treacherous or faithless. 8.not in accordance with the truth or facts. 9. irregular or invalid: a false start. 10. un-truthful or lying: a false tale. 11. not genuine, real, or natural; artificial; fake: false eyelashes. 12. being or intended to be misleading or deceptive. 13. based on mistaken or irrelevant ideas or facts: false pride. 14. ( prenominal ) (esp of plants) superficially resembling the species specified: false hellebore. 15. serving to supplement or replace, often temporarily: a false keel 16. music a. (of a note, interval, etc) out of tune. b. (of the interval of a perfect fourth or fifth) decreased by a semitone. c. (of a cadence) interrupted or imperfect.
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|False ||phr||"Play Someone false" - to betray someone; be treacherous or faithless.
 
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|False ||adj||Origin: Old French borrowed into Old English before 1000; 2. uttering or declaring what is untrue: a false witness. 3. not faithful or loyal; treacherous: a false friend. 4. tending to deceive or mislead; deceptive. 5. not genuine; counterfeit. 6. dishonestly; faithlessly; treacherously: 'did he speak false against me? 7. play someone false, to betray someone; be treacherous or faithless. 8.not in accordance with the truth or facts. 9. irregular or invalid: a false start. 10. untruthful or lying: a false tale. 11. not genuine, real, or natural; artificial; fake: false eyelashes. 12. being or intended to be misleading or deceptive. 13. based on mistaken or irrelevant ideas or facts: false pride. 14. ( prenominal ) (esp of plants) superficially resembling the species specified: false hellebore. 15. serving to supplement or replace, often temporarily: a false keel 16. music a. (of a note, interval, etc) out of tune. b. (of the interval of a perfect fourth or fifth) decreased by a semitone. c. (of a cadence) interrupted or imperfect.
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|False dawn ||n||A transient light which precedes the true dawn by about an hour (a phenomena common in The East, also fig.
 
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|False ||phr||"Play (Someone) False" - to betray someone; be treacherous or faithless.
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|Falsedom ||n||Treachery, untruthness, falsehood.
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|False dawn ||n||A transient light which precedes the true dawn by about an hour (a phenomena common in The East, also fig.
 
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|Falsedom ||n||Treachery, truthlessness, falsehood.
 
 
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|False-hearted ||adj||Disloyal, perfidious.
 
|False-hearted ||adj||Disloyal, perfidious.
 
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|False-heartedness ||n||Disloyalty, and perfidious behaviour
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|Falsehood ||n||
 
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|Falsehood ||n||The property of being false. 2. a false statement, especially an intentional one; a lie. 2. mendacity, deceitfulness. 2. the trait of a person who is mendacious and deceitful. 4. a untruthful, a fabrication.
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|Falseness ||n||
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|Falsely ||adv||In a false manner.
 
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|Falseness ||n||The characteristic of being false.
 
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|False rib ||n||A floating rib.
 
 
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|Falseship ||n||The quality of being false. 2. untruthfulness, dishonesty, decency.
 
|Falseship ||n||The quality of being false. 2. untruthfulness, dishonesty, decency.
 
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|False-tongued ||adj||To deliberately give a false interpretation of something, misrepresentive, untruthful.
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|False-tongued ||adj||To deliberately give a false interpretation of something, mispresentive, untruthful.
 
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|False start ||n||An invalid or disallowed start in a race. 2. an unsuccessful attempt to start something.
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|False teeth ||n||
 
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|False teeth ||n||Dentures.
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|Falsework ||n||
 
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|Falsework ||n||Construction work, such as scaffolding. 2. facilitate the erection of the main works.
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|Fan ||n||An instrument for winnowing grain. 2. a basket for separating corn from chaff by throwing it into the air. 3. instrument for blowing a fire. 4. delta of a river.
 
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|Fan ||n||An instrument for winnowing grain. 2. a basket for separating corn from chaff by throwing it into the air. 3. instrument for blowing a fire. 4. an apparatus, usually with with rotating blades , giving a current of air for ventilation. 5. delta of a river.
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|Fan ||vb||To winnow corn or corn. 2. to flap like a bird in flight; flutter. 3. of the wind: blow to move or drive the air about; also, to stir water in this way. 4. to wave to create movement of air.
 
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|Fan ||vb||To winnow corn or corn. 2. to flap like a bird in flight; flutter. 3. of the wind: blow to move or drive the air about; also, to stir water in this way. 4. to wave to create movement of air.
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|Fand ||vb||To put to proof by test (a person or thing). 2. to make a trial of one's strength or skill. 3. to taste or try food. 4. to prove, try, try to find out, experiment with. 5. to examine, scam. 6. to test, tempt, prove God. 6. to endeavor to lead into evil (tempt). 7. in a good or neutral sense: to try to induce someone to do something. 8. to have experience of dealing with a person or matter. 9. to have carnal knowledge with. 10. to enquire, seek. look for, enquire into a matter. 11. to search a place for, explore. 12 to ask. 13. to attempt, ask. 14. to busy oneself, to go, precede. 15. to attempt to undertake deed or action. 16. to take care of.
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|Fan belt ||n||A belt that drives fan to cool the radiator in a motor vehicle.
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|Fanding ||n||The action of trying. 2. a testing or putting to proof; a trial. 3. a trying to do or find out something. 4. an attempt, experiment. 5. temptation. 6. tempting by providence.
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|Fand ||vb||To put to proof by test (a person or thing). 2. to make a trial of one's strength or skill. 3. to taste or try food. 4. to prove, try, try to find out, experiment with. 5. to examine, scam. 6. to test, tempt, prove God. 6. to endeavor to lead into evil (tempt). 7. in a good or neutral sense: to try to induce someone to do something. 8. to have experience of dealing with a person or matter. 9. to have carnal knowledge with. 10. to enquire, seek. look for, enquire into a matter. 11. to search a place for, explore. 12 to ask. 13. to attempt, ask. 14. to busy oneself, to go, precede. 15. to attempt to undertake deed or action. 16. to take care of.
 
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|Fanding ||n||The action of trying. 2. a testing or putting to proof; a trial. 3. a trying to do or find out something. 4. an attempt, experiment. 5. temptation. 6. tempting by providence.
 
 
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|Fane ||n||Pennant, banner, flag. 2. weathercock
 
|Fane ||n||Pennant, banner, flag. 2. weathercock
 
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|Fang ||n||A catch, grip, a tight grasp, capture. 2. the act or fact of catching or seizing. that which is caught or taken; plunder, spoils, booty. 3. an instrument for catching or holding, a noose, trap, snare.
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|Fang ||n||A catch, grip, a tight grasp, capture. 2. the act or fact of catching or seizing. that which is caught or taken; plunder, spoils, booty. 3. an instrument for catching or holding, a noose, trap, snare.
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|Fang ||n|| A tooth, a human tooth, a canine tooth. 2. a canine tooth, tusk, applied general to animals, spec. to teeth of dogs, wolves, etc. 3. the venom tooth of a snake. 4. mandible of an insect. 5. a claw. talon. 6. a tapering pointed part of anything which is embedded in something else. 6. a tang, spike, tang of a tooth. 7. root of a tooth, or one of the prongs that divide it.
 
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|Fang ||vb||To grasp, seize, hold on to, take hold of, lay hold of something or someone. 2. of a thief: "taken in fang" (plunder).
 
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|Fang ||phr||'''Fang Christendom''': to take up christian belief; receive Christian baptism.
 
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|Fang ||phr||'''Fang Mankind''': to become human in nature, to welcome, receive a guest, promise, resolve, undertake;
 
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|Fang ||phr||"Fang One's Way" - to undertake a battle. 2. to take or engage a person or a thing for a purpose; promise, resolve. 3. to take one's way, go proceed. 4. go set about, proceed, begin, start.
 
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|Fang ||phr||'''Fang to'''- to take one's way, sponsor in
 
 
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|Fang ||phr||'''Fang Up''': to pluck up the heart or courage; to take up, get, procure.
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|Fang ||n|| A tooth, a human tooth, a canine tooth. 2. a canine tooth, tusk, applied general to animals, spec. to teeth of dogs, wolves, etc. 3. the venom tooth of a snake. 4. mandible of an insect. 5. a claw. talon. 6. a tapering pointed part of anything which is embedded in something else. 6. a tang, spike, tang of a tooth. 7. root of a tooth, or one of the prongs that divide it.
 
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|Fang ||phr||'''Fang With''' in the embrace; with or under the protection or safety of.
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|Fang ||vb||To grasp, seize, hold on to, take hold of, lay hold of something or someone. 2. '''to fang up''': to pluck up the heart or courage; to take up, get, procure, as in '''to fang cristendom''': to take up christian belief; receive Christian baptism; '''to fang mankind''': to become human in nature, to welcome, receive a guest, promise, resolve, undertake; '''To fang to'''- to take one's way, sponsor in. 4. '''to fang with''' in the embrace; with or under the protection or safety of. 5. '''to lose the fang'''- to miss one's aim; fail in an attempt. 6. of a thief: "taken in fang" (plunder).
 
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|Fang ||phr||'''Lose the fang'''- to miss one's aim; fail in an attempt.
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|Fang ||phr||"To Fang One's Way" - to undertake a battle. 2. to take or engage a person or a thing for a purpose; promise, resolve. 3. to take one's way, go proceed. 4. go set about, proceed, begin, start.
 
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|Fang ||phr||"Strike one's Fangs into" - to bite, savage, menace.
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|Fang ||phr||"to Strike one's Fangs into" - to bite, savage, menace.
 
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|Fanging ||n||The action of verb: grasping, seizing, catching, lay hold of. 2. the action of earning wages. 3. the action of standing sponsor.
 
|Fanging ||n||The action of verb: grasping, seizing, catching, lay hold of. 2. the action of earning wages. 3. the action of standing sponsor.
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|Fangy ||adj||Having a number of fangs or teeth. 2. that divided into fangs. 3. resembling fangs.
 
|Fangy ||adj||Having a number of fangs or teeth. 2. that divided into fangs. 3. resembling fangs.
 
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|Fanner ||n||One who winnows grain with a fan. 2. one who fans himself or others. 3.
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|Fanner ||n||One who winnows grain with a fan. 2. one who fans himself or others. 3.
 
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|Fanning ||n||The action of winnowing. 2. the sifting of tea. 3. the fanning or moving of of air with a fan.
 
|Fanning ||n||The action of winnowing. 2. the sifting of tea. 3. the fanning or moving of of air with a fan.
 
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|Fanning-out ||vb||Spreading out.
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|Far ||vb||To put off, remove (only in the expression of a wish).
 
|Far ||vb||To put off, remove (only in the expression of a wish).
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|Far ||phr||"As Far As One Can See" - in one's judgement. 2. to the extent one can judge.
 
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|Far ||phr||"As Far As One Can Go" - used to denote, or to imply, degree of limitation, incompleteness or inadequacy.
 
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|Far ||phr||"Be Far and Away" - absolutely, without equal.
 
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|Far ||phr||"Far Afield" - far away.
 
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|Far ||phr||"Far and Near" - everywhere' from all, many places or directions.
 
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|Far ||phr||"Far and Wide" - everywhere, to all or many places or directions.
 
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|Far ||phr||"Far Be It From Me" - presumptuous and self-denigrating remark.
 
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|Far ||phr||"Far from Doing Something" - not doing something as expected, but doing something else.
 
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|Far ||phr||"Far from It" - by no means; not at all.
 
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|Far ||phr||"Far from It" - certainly not; just the opposite.
 
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|Far ||phr||"Far from Something" - certainly not; by no means; not at all.
 
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|Far ||phr||"Far Out and Away" - to a very great degree.
 
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|Far ||phr||"How Far?" - to what extent?
 
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|Far ||phr||"Too Far Gone" - in an extremely advanced state.
 
 
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|Far-away ||adj||Distant, remote, extreme. 2. a long time ago.
 
|Far-away ||adj||Distant, remote, extreme. 2. a long time ago.
 
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|Far-awayness ||n||The state or quality of being remote (ness), distance, longly removed sate. 2. what is faraway: distant parts. 3. the dim distance. 4. film taken at a distance, as distinct from "close-up".
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|Far-awayness ||n||The state or quality of being remote (ness), distance, longly removed sate. 2. what is faraway: distant parts. 3. the dim distance. 4. film taken at a distance, as distinct from "close-up".
 
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|Far-back ||n||Remote in space; inaccessibility. 2. the most remote districts or back settlements.
 
|Far-back ||n||Remote in space; inaccessibility. 2. the most remote districts or back settlements.
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|Fardel ||n||OE. forth part.
 
|Fardel ||n||OE. forth part.
 
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|Far-down ||n||An Irish-American belonging to a family which emigrated from the North of Ireland. 2. a poor person, needy, indigent.
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|Far-down ||n||An Irish-American belonging to a family which emigrated from the North of Ireland. 2. a poor person, needy, indigent.
 
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|Far-down ||adj||Situated or existing below.
 
|Far-down ||adj||Situated or existing below.
 
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|Fare ||n||A going, journeying, course, passage, voyage. 2. expedition for a journey; the rigging out of a ship; apparel, belongings. 3. a road, track. 4. track or trace of a rabbit or hare. 5. a number of person prepared for a journey. 6. a troop, multitude; a swarm of flies. 7. a passage or excursion for which a price is paid; cost of conveyance (now of persons only), but formerly, also of money for goods transported. 8. passengers collectively, convoy of passengers that engage a vehicle plying for hire. 9. mode of proceeding, bearing, demeanor, appearance, aspect. 10. doings, proceedings, actions, fighting. 11. display, pomp, commotion, uproar, fuss. 12. condition, state or state of things, welfare of things, prosperity, success. 13. food, in regard to it's quality; supply or provision (abundance or scarcity)
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|Fare ||n||A going, journeying, course, passage, voyage. 2. expedition for a journey; the rigging out of a ship; apparel, belongings. 3. a road, track. 4. track or trace of a rabbit or hare. 5. a number of person prepared for a journey. 6. a troop, multitude; a swarm of flies. 7. a passage or excursion for which a price is paid; cost of conveyance (now of persons only), but formerly, also of money for goods transported. 8. passengers collectively, convoy of passengers that engage a vehicle plying for hire. 9. mode of proceeding, bearing, demeanour, appearance, aspect. 10. doings, proceedings, actions, fighting. 11. display, pomp, commotion, uproar, fuss. 12. condition, state or state of things, welfare of things, prosperity, success. 13. food, in regard to it's quality; supply or provision (abundance or scarcity)
 
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|Fare ||n||A farrow, a litter of pigs.
 
|Fare ||n||A farrow, a litter of pigs.
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|Fare ||phr||"To Let Fare" - to let go
 
|Fare ||phr||"To Let Fare" - to let go
 
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|Fare ||phr||"To Make Fare" - a thing to make use of, employ, possess, live upon (food), make plentiful of food.
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|Fare ||phr||"To Make Fare" - a thing to make use of, employ, possess, live upon (food), make plentiful of food.
 
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|Far East ||n||"The Far East" - the extreme far-eastern regions of The Old World, esp. China and Japan.
 
|Far East ||n||"The Far East" - the extreme far-eastern regions of The Old World, esp. China and Japan.
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|Far-eastern ||adj||Pertaining or belonging to the extreme east; The Orient.
 
|Far-eastern ||adj||Pertaining or belonging to the extreme east; The Orient.
 
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|Fare forth ||vb||To go about, to go forth, depart, start. 2. to go on, advance, with respect to space and time. 3. to go by, pass way.
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|Fare forth ||vb||To go about, to go forth, depart, start. 2. to go on, advance, with respect to space and time. 3. to go by, pass way.
 
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|Fare-free ||adj||Fee paid on the quitting of a tenancy.
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|Fare-free ||adj||Fee paid on the quitting of a tenancy.
 
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|Far-end ||n||The extremities; the last stages of life, strength, resources.
 
|Far-end ||n||The extremities; the last stages of life, strength, resources.
 
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|Farer ||n||Voyager, tripper, distant traveler, seafarer, wayfarer, farfarer, far-goer.
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|Farer ||n||Voyager, tripper, distant traveler, seafarer, wayfarer, far-farer, far-goer.
 
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|Far-eyed ||adj||Far-sighted, far-seeing.
 
|Far-eyed ||adj||Far-sighted, far-seeing.
 
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|Farer ||n||Voyager, tripper, distant traveler, seafarer, wayfarer, farfarer.
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|Farer ||n||Voyager, tripper, distant traveler, seafarer, wayfarer, far-farer.
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|Fare-share ||n||A program designed to provide food for the needy.
 
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|Fare-thee-well ||n||Farewell; goodbye.
 
 
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|Fare up ||vb||To get.
 
|Fare up ||vb||To get.
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|Farewell ||phr||"Go Farewell" - to go away; be dismissed.
 
|Farewell ||phr||"Go Farewell" - to go away; be dismissed.
 
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|Farewell ||phr||"Fare you Well"- goodluck, best wishes, good fortune to you,
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|Farewell ||phr||"Fare you Well"- goodluck, best wishes, good fortune to you,
 
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|Fareworthy ||adj||Having the right to go as one pleases. 2. free to go. 3. capable to leave (a place). 4. able to depart 9at one's wall). 5. somewhat unrestrained.
 
|Fareworthy ||adj||Having the right to go as one pleases. 2. free to go. 3. capable to leave (a place). 4. able to depart 9at one's wall). 5. somewhat unrestrained.
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|Farfarer ||n||Far-goer, distant voyager or traveler.
 
|Farfarer ||n||Far-goer, distant voyager or traveler.
 
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|Far-fetched ||adj||Brought from far; foreign. 2. of pedigree: traced from remote origin. 3. devious, circuitous. 4. of an argument, notion, simile, etc. studiously, sort out, strained, not easily or naturally introduced.
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|Far-fetched ||adj||Brought from far; foreign. 2. of pedigree: traced from remote origin. 3. devious, circuitous. 4. of an argument, notion, simile, etc. studiously, sort out, strained, not easily or naturally introduced.
 
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|Far-fetchedness ||n||The state of being far-fetched, remote, not easily introduced, etc.
 
|Far-fetchedness ||n||The state of being far-fetched, remote, not easily introduced, etc.
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|Far-forth ||adv||To a great distance or extent for.
 
|Far-forth ||adv||To a great distance or extent for.
 
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|Far-forth day ||n||Late in the day, high day. 2. in reference to distance in state, space, time, as some day (time) far into the future; thus far forth, so far forth that.
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|Far-forth day ||n||Late in the day, high day. 2. in reference to distance in state, space, time, as some day (time) far into the future; thus far forth, so far forth that.
 
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|Far-forthly ||adv||To a great or definite extent; also entirely excellent.
 
|Far-forthly ||adv||To a great or definite extent; also entirely excellent.
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|Far-hand ||n||The condition or standing of one that seeks employment away from home.
 
|Far-hand ||n||The condition or standing of one that seeks employment away from home.
 
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|Faring ||n||Journeying, travelling, an instance of this. 2. condition or state ; esp. a passing condition of the body. 3. entertainment; also, plural (farings)- made dishes.
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|Faring ||n||Journeying, travelling, an instance of this. 2. condition or state ; esp. a passing condition of the body. 3. entertaintment; also, plural (farings)- made dishes.
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|Faring ||adj||That has a specified condition or state, as well faring, better faring, best faring.
 
|Faring ||adj||That has a specified condition or state, as well faring, better faring, best faring.
 
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|Faringly ||adv||Like one in a specified condition; in a well, ill, conditioned manner
 
|Faringly ||adv||Like one in a specified condition; in a well, ill, conditioned manner
 
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|Farish ||adj||Somewhat far;
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|Farish ||phr||"Farish On" - late (far into) in time, as, "getting farish in years".
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|Farish ||phr||"Farish on" - late (far into) in time, as, "getting farish in years".
 
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|Farish ||phr||"Getting Farish in Years" - getting advanced in years, elderly.
 
|Farish ||phr||"Getting Farish in Years" - getting advanced in years, elderly.
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|Farmer ||n||One who cleanses, empties, purges.
 
|Farmer ||n||One who cleanses, empties, purges.
 
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|Farness ||n||State or fact or being far; remoteness. 2. also occasionally of sight: far-reachingness. 3. amount of distance. 4. distant part, distance.
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|Farness ||n||State or fact or being far; remoteness. 2. also occasionally of sight: far-reachingness. 3. amount of distance. 4. distant part, distance.
 
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|Far-off ||adj ||Long ago, long-time ago as, " far-off years, when he had his share in life's true wealth, bright youth and health". 2. far, distant, remote ( in space, in time, in relationship). 3. of thoughts, looks, (fig)- distant, from a former time (in eyes).
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|Far-off ||adj ||Long ago, long-time ago as, " far-off years, when he had his share in life's true wealth, bright youth and health". 2. far, distant, remote ( in space, in time, in relationship). 3. of thoughts, looks, (fig)- distant, from a former time (in eyes).
 
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|Far-off ||phr||"In the Far-off" - in the past; in the future.
 
|Far-off ||phr||"In the Far-off" - in the past; in the future.
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|Far-offness ||n||The state or fact of being far off; distant.
 
|Far-offness ||n||The state or fact of being far off; distant.
 
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|Far out ||adj||Remote, distant. 2. of music, fashion, trends, latest, most progressive, kind, avant-garde, excellent, splendid, far-fetched.
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|Far out ||adj||Remote, distant. 2. of music, fashion, trends, latest, most progressive, kind, avant-garde, excellent, splendid, far-fetched.
 
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|Far-reaching ||adj||That reaches for (extensive lit & fig.) 2. exerting an influence or producing an effect which extends in space or time.
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|Far-reaching ||adj||That reaches for (extensive lit & fig.) 2. exerting an influence or producing an effect which extends in space or time.
 
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|Far-reaching-ness ||n||The state or quality of being far-reaching in various senses.
 
|Far-reaching-ness ||n||The state or quality of being far-reaching in various senses.
 
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|Farrow ||n||A young pig. 2. a litter of pigs. 3. of a sow "with farrow": with young. 4. an instance of farrow or farrowing - producing a litter.
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|Farrow ||n||A young pig. 2. a litter of pigs. 3. of a sow "with farrow": with young. 4. an instance of farrow or farrowing - producing a litter.
 
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|Farrow ||vb||Of a sow: to bring forth young. 2. to produce a litter.
 
|Farrow ||vb||Of a sow: to bring forth young. 2. to produce a litter.
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|Farthermost ||adj||Most remote or distant; furthermore.
 
|Farthermost ||adj||Most remote or distant; furthermore.
 
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|Farthing ||n||A coin worth one fourth or quarter of a penny. 2. name of various measures of land, as "a quarter of a hide." - a virgate ( aa rendering of the OE. gierdland); a quarter of an acre.
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|Farthing ||n||A coin worth one fourth or quarter of a penny. 2. name of various measures of land, as "a quarter of a hide." - a virgate ( aa rendering of the OE.gierdland); a quarter of an acre.
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|Farthing ||phr||"Not worth a Brass Farthing" - virtually worthless.
 
 
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|Farthing-deal ||n||One fourth part of anything; a quarter. 2. a quarter of an acre: a rood.
 
|Farthing-deal ||n||One fourth part of anything; a quarter. 2. a quarter of an acre: a rood.
 
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|Farthing-land ||n||A measure of land mentioned in the Domesday Book, supposed to have consisted of a few acres.
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|Farthing-less ||adj||Without a farthing; destitute, poor, very needy, impoverished.
 
|Farthing-less ||adj||Without a farthing; destitute, poor, very needy, impoverished.
 
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|Farthing-worth ||n||As much as is bought or sold for a farthing; a very small amount.
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|Farthingworth ||n||As much as is bought or sold for a farthing; a very small amount.
 
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|Far-went ||adj||That has wended or travelled far.
 
|Far-went ||adj||That has wended or travelled far.
 
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|Fas ||n||A border, fringe. 2. something worthless.
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|Fas ||n||A border, fringe. 2. something worthless.
 
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|Fash ||n||A fringe; anything with a fringe. 2. resembling a fringe. 3. the tops of carrots, turnip, or mangolds. 4. rough edge or ridge left on nails, bullets etc.
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|Fash ||n||A fringe; anything with a fringe. 2. resembling a fringe. 3. the tops of carrots, turnip, or mangolds. 4. rough edge or ridge left on nails, bullets etc.
 
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|Fash ||adj||Hairy.
 
|Fash ||adj||Hairy.
 
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|Fast ||n||The act or practice of abstaining from food or of eating very little food
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2.The period of time during which one abstains from or eats very little food.
 
 
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|Fast ||vb||To abstain from food, or eat very little, especially for religious or medical reasons.
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|Fast ||adj||Old English fæst - fast, fixed, firm, secure; constant, steadfast; stiff, heavy, dense; obstinate, bound, costive; enclosed, closed, watertight; strong, fortified. The original sense of “secure, firm” is now slightly archaic, but retained in the related fasten (“make secure”). 2.(dated) firmly or securely fixed in place; stable, as "make it (the loose rope) fast! 3. firm against attack; fortified by nature or art. 4. of people: steadfast, with unwavering feeling, as a "fast friend".) 5. moving with great speed, or capable of doing so; swift, rapid; occurring or happening within a short time: quick, rapid, speedy, swift. 6. computing, of a piece of hardware : able to transfer data in a short period of time. 7. deep or sound (of sleep); fast asleep (of people). 8 .of dyes or colours) not running or fading when subjected to detrimental conditions such as wetness or intense light; permanent; colour-fast. 9. obsolete tenacious; retentive.  10. colloquial: having an extravagant lifestyle or immoral habits, as "she's fast – she slept with him on their first date; easy, slutty. 11. ahead of the correct time or schedule (as a clock). 12. of photographic film more sensitive to light than average.
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|Fast ||adv||In a firm or secure manner, securely; in such a way as not to be moved, firmly, tightly, securely. 2. of sleeping : deeply or soundly. 3. immediately following in place or time; close, very near. 4. quickly, with great speed; within a short time. 5. ahead of the correct time or schedule. 5. quickly, rapidly, speedily, swiftly.
 
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|Fast ||vb||To abstain from food, or eat very little, especially for religious or medical reasons.
 
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|Fast ||phr||"Come In Thick and Fast" - to arrive quickly and in great volume.
 
 
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|Fast ||phr||"Fast or Loose" - ignore one's obligations, which are acknowledge to another. 2. to be slippery, inconsistent, inconstancy.
 
|Fast ||phr||"Fast or Loose" - ignore one's obligations, which are acknowledge to another. 2. to be slippery, inconsistent, inconstancy.
 
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|Fast ||phr||"Life in the Fast Lane" - existence full of exciting, but worthless activity.
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|Fast||phr||"Pull a Fast One" - take an unfair advantage.
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|Fast||phr||"Pull a Fast One" - take an unfair advantage. 2. engage in a dirty trick.
 
 
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|Fast ||phr||"To Live Fast" - to expend quickly one's vital energy. 2. to have lived a dissipated life.
 
|Fast ||phr||"To Live Fast" - to expend quickly one's vital energy. 2. to have lived a dissipated life.
 
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|Fastback ||n||A car with a roof that slopes to the back.
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|Fast day ||n||
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|Fast day ||n||A day of fasting.
 
 
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|Fasten ||n||Fasting, an act of fastening.
 
|Fasten ||n||Fasting, an act of fastening.
 
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|Fasten ||vb||To make fast, firm or stable. 2. to establish, settle, confirm. 3. to become firm. 4. to set firm or solid. 5. to strengthen, harden. 6. to sure, confirm, agree, ratify (an agreement). 7. to fortify. 8. to make fast (in fetters); to render unable to move. 9. to make fast to something else, attach, tie or bond of any kind 10.
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|Fasten ||vb||To make fast, firm or stable. 2. to establish, settle, confirm. 3. to become firm. 4. to set firm or solid. 5. to strengthen, harden. 6. to sure, confirm, agree, ratify (an agreement). 7. to fortify. 8. to make fast (in fetters); to render unable to move. 9. to make fast to something else, attach, tie or bond of any kind 10.
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|Fasten ||phr||"Fasten the Feet" - to get or obtain some foothold. 2. to become firm. 3. to set firm or solid. 3. to strengthen, harden.
 
 
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|Fasten ||phr||"Fasten Upon" - use with material objects: stick to, adhere to, attach to. 2. choose, in a keen alert way, for special consideration, seize upon.
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|Fasten ||phr||"Fasten the Feet" - to get or obtain some foothold. 2. to become firm. 3. to set firm or solid. 3. to strengthen, harden.
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|Fasten ||phr||"Fasten Upon" - use with material objects: stick to, adhere to, attach to.
 
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|Fasten ||phr||Fasten Together" - to sew, connect, join.
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|Fastener ||n||One who fastens. 2. that which serves to fasten anything. 3. a warrant for arrest.
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|Fastener ||n||One who fastens. 2. that which serves to fasten anything. 3. a warrant for arrest.
 
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|Fastens ||n||Sometimes spelt fastens: the eve of or day before Lent- the fast of Lent: Shrove Tuesday.
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|Fastens ||n||Sometimes spelt fasteens: the eve of or day before Lent- the fast of Lent: Shrove Tuesday.
 
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|Faster ||n||One who abstains from food.
 
|Faster ||n||One who abstains from food.
 
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|Fast fingers ||n||A crafty thief. 2. adroitly and highly efficent in the practice of pickpocketing and theft.
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|Fastfolk ||n||An engaged couple. 2. fiancee and fiancee.
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|Fastfolk ||n||An engaged couple. 2. finance and finance.
 
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|Fast-food ||n||A type of meal that is often standardized, prepared and served quickly. 2. a type of food that is quickly made, but of little nutritional value; junk food. 3. anything standardized, quickly available and inexpensive, but often of low value.
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|Fast forward ||adj||A control on a tape or video player for advancing the tape rapidly. 2.
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|Fast-gong ||n||Fast-gong tide; fastingong: Shrove Tide.
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|Fast forward||vb||To advance a tape rapidly, sometimes while simultaneously playing it at high speed.
 
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|Fast-gong ||n||Fast-gong tide; fasting: Shrove Tide.
 
 
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|Fastingly ||adv||In a fasting manner, abstemiously, sparing.
 
|Fastingly ||adv||In a fasting manner, abstemiously, sparing.
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|Fastland ||n||The mainland, as distinguish from islands. 2. the continent (Europe); a continent.
 
|Fastland ||n||The mainland, as distinguish from islands. 2. the continent (Europe); a continent.
 
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|Fast lane ||n||On a multi-laned road, the lane intended or reserved for vehicles moving at a faster speed. 2. (fig. by extension) any situation or activity where the pace is rapid.
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|Fast lane ||phr||" In the Fast Lane" - in a lifestyle, employment, position or other set of circumstances where the rapid pace is exciting, frantic or risky.
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|Fast life ||n||.
 
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|Fast life ||n||A life full of excitement.
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|Fastly ||adv||In a fixed or steady manner. 2. firmly, unwaveringly. 3. without intermission or cessation. 4. closely, security. 5. quickly, rapidly, speedily; hence readily.
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|Fastly ||adv||In a fixed or steady manner. 2. firmly, unwaveringly. 3. without intermission or cessation. 4. closely, security. 5. quickly, rapidly, speedily; hence readily.
 
 
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|Fast-mass ||n||Shrove-tide.
 
|Fast-mass ||n||Shrove-tide.
 
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|Fastness ||n||Quality or state of being firmly fixed, fixedness, stability, firm attachment. 2. fidelity, loyalty, firm adherence. 3. close alliance. 4. quality or state of being compact or close; density, solidity. 5. of style: conciseness, pithiness. 6. capacity for gripping tightly or retaining; tenacity, retentivenss. 7. security from invasion, safety, strength. 8. difficulty of access. 9. rapidity, swiftness. 10 of persons: quality of being fast in manner, talk or living mode. 11. that which fastens or keeps fast. 12. support, help. 13. a stronghold, fortress.
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|Fastness ||n||Quality or state of being firmly fixed, fixedness, stability, firm attachment.
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|Fastrede ||adj||Firm with purpose; steadfast.
 
|Fastrede ||adj||Firm with purpose; steadfast.
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|Fast-rooted ||adj||Fixed firmly.
 
|Fast-rooted ||adj||Fixed firmly.
 
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|Fast-rootedness ||n||The condition or state of being firmly fixed.
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|Fastship ||n||Quality of gripping tightly, parsimony.
 
|Fastship ||n||Quality of gripping tightly, parsimony.
 
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|Fast-talk ||n||To use clever talk in order to persuade someone to do something rash.
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|Fast-wind ||vb||Wind (magnetic tape) rapidly backwards or forwards.
 
 
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|Fast worker ||n||One quick to purse women in amatory context
 
|Fast worker ||n||One quick to purse women in amatory context
 
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|Fat ||n||A vessel, a container, a vessel of silver or other metal; esp. one holding holy water. 2. a vessel of a large size for liquids, a tub; a brewer vat, a wine cask. 3. cask or barrel containing dry things. 4. a measure of capacity.
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|Fat ||n||A vessel, a container, a vessel of silver or other metal; esp. one holding holy water. 2. a vessel of a large size for liquids, a tub; a brewer vat, a wine cask. 3. cask or barrel containing dry things. 4. a measure of capacity.
 
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|Fat ||vb||To bedaub with fat or grease. 2. to cover thickly. 3. grow or become fat. 4. to make fat, fatten, feed up (animals). 5. to enrich the soil, fertilize with nutritious and stimulating elements.
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|Fat ||vb||To bedaub with fat or grease. 2. to cover thickly. 3. grow or become fat. 4. to make fat, fatten, feed up (animals). 5. to enrich the soil, fertilize with nutritious and stimulating elements.
 
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|Fat ||adj||Carrying a larger than normal amount of fat on one's body. 2 .carrying a larger than normal amount of fat: chubby, chunky, corpulent, obese, overweight, plump, porky (slang), rotund, tubby, well-fed; obese. 3. bountiful.
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|Fat ||phr||"A Fat Lot Of Good" - little or no good.
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|Fat ||phr||"As Fat As a Young Thrush" - plump, usually in a pleasant, healthy looking way.
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|Fat ||phr||"A Bit of Fat" - an unexpected stroke of fat.
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|Fat ||phr||"Chew the Fat" - talk at length (but usually inconsequentially)
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|Fat ||phr||"Fat as a Pig" - grossly overweight.
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|Fat ||phr||"It's Not Over Till the Fat Lady Sings" - one should not presume the outcome of an event which is still in progress.
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|Fat ||phr||"Live Off the Fat of the Land" - the greatest part of anything. 2. the finest and most abundant store of resources. 3. the cream of the crop.
 
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|Fat ||phr||"The Fat Is In The Fire" - the action has caused trouble. 2. action with unstoppable consequences has now been initiated.
 
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|Fat ||phr||"Live Off the Fat of the Land" - the greatest part of anything. 2. the finest and most abundant store of resources. 3. the cream of the crop.
 
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|Fat ||phr||"The Fat Years and the Lean Years" - years of abundance, prosperity and years of want or need.
 
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|Fat ||phr||"Trim the Fat" - to reduce something by cutting away the fat or excess. 2. to lose weight by dieting or excess.
 
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|Fatback ||n||Salted pork from the back of a hog carcass.
 
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|Fatberg ||n||A large accumulation of fat and other discarded toiletries which block sewers.
 
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|Fat-cat ||n||Originally a phrase in US used to describe a rich political donors. 2. any affluent person who is perceived to have profited fro the labor of others. 3. a high-ranking public servant.
 
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|Fat finger ||n||A supposed cause of typographical errors.
 
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|Fat-free ||adj||Without fat or fat solids; fatless.
 
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|Fat-guts ||n||A man with a fat belly or stomach, often resulting from the frequent consumption of alcohol.
 
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|Fat-head ||n||A fool, imbecile, dolt
 
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|Father ||n||A male who sires (and often raises) a child. 2. male donator of sperm which resulted in conception or fertilization. 3. a term of respectful address for an elderly man. 4. term of respectful address for a priest. 5. person who plays the role of a father in some way. 6. the founder of a discipline or science.
 
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|Father ||phr||"Father Knows Best" - as an expert I know better than you what is most suitable for you.
 
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|Father ||phr||"Father of Lies" - Satan, Lucifer, the Devil
 
 
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|Father ||phr||"Father of the Waters"- The Mississippi
 
|Father ||phr||"Father of the Waters"- The Mississippi
 
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|Father ||n||"Ghostly Father" - the title given to a confessor or spiritual director.
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|Father ||phr||"God The Father" - the first part of the Trinity.
 
|Father ||phr||"God The Father" - the first part of the Trinity.
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|Father ||phr||"The father of ..." - the inventor, founder of.
 
 
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|Father ||n||"The Holy Father" - The Pope; His Holy Fatherhood.
 
|Father ||n||"The Holy Father" - The Pope; His Holy Fatherhood.
 
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|Father-better ||adj||Better than one's father.
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|Father-God ||n||The God of creation.
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|Fatherhood ||n||The state or condition of being a father.
 
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|Fathering ||n||The act or serving as a father to a child. 2. the provision of sperm that united with the egg to produce a child. 3. the creation or making of an organization, movement, etc.
 
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|Father-in-law ||n||The father of one's husband or wife.
 
 
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|Fatherkin ||n||Descent from or by the father's side; spearside.
 
|Fatherkin ||n||Descent from or by the father's side; spearside.
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|Fatherlandish ||adj||Pertaining to or of one's country.
 
|Fatherlandish ||adj||Pertaining to or of one's country.
 
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|Fatherlandless ||adj||Unpatriotic. 2. stateless, born at sea, without a nationality.
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|Fatherlandless ||adj||Unpatriotic. 2. stateless, born at sea, without a nationality.
 
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|Fatherless ||adj||Having no father. 2. without a living father. 3. of a book etc, without a known author, anonymous.
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|Fatherless ||adj||Having no father. 2. of a book etc, without a known author, anonymous.
 
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|Fatherlessness ||n||State or condition of being fatherless.
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|Father-like ||adj||Resembling one's father. 2. having the bearing and aspect of one's father. 3. such is as proper to a father; such as a father would do.
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|Father-like ||adj||Resembling one's father. 2. having the bearing and aspect of one's father. 3. such is as proper to a father; such as a father would do.
 
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|Father-like ||adv||In a fatherly manner, fatherly.
 
|Father-like ||adv||In a fatherly manner, fatherly.
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|Fatherliness ||n||Quality of being a fatherly. 2. fatherly in characteristics, function or feeling.
 
|Fatherliness ||n||Quality of being a fatherly. 2. fatherly in characteristics, function or feeling.
 
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|Fatherly ||adv||Paternal, of or pertaining to ancestors, ancestral, venerable. 2. resembling a father; hence venerable in character or demeanour. 3. in a fatherly manner, as a father with a father care and affection.
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|Fatherly ||adv||Paternal, of or pertaining to ancestors, ancestral, venerable. 2. resembling a father; hence venerable in character or demeanour. 3. in a fatherly manner, as a father with a father care and affection.
 
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|Fathers ||n||"The Fathers" : the fathers of the ameriacan constitution, the "founding fathers."
 
|Fathers ||n||"The Fathers" : the fathers of the ameriacan constitution, the "founding fathers."
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|Father's Day ||n||A day established for a special tribute to fathers.
 
 
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|Fathership ||n||The paternal state or relation. 2. of a father: paternity, fatherhood.
 
|Fathership ||n||The paternal state or relation. 2. of a father: paternity, fatherhood.
 
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|Father-to-be ||n||A male partner of a pregnant woman (mother-to-be), especially when for the first time.
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|Fathom ||n||The embracing arms = bosom (OE. only). 2. fig. grasp, power. 3. object of the embrace - the wife of thy bosom. 4. stretching of the arms in a straight line to the full extent, about six feet. 5. breadth of one's comprehension, grasp of intellect or ability. 6. a measure of length. 7. length by outstretched arms, including the hands to the tip of the longest finger; hence a definite measure of six feet.
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|Fathom ||n||The embracing arms = bosom (OE. only). 2. fig. grasp, power. 3. object of the embrace - the wife of thy bosom. 4. stretching of the arms in a straight line to the full extent. 5. breadth of one's comprehension, grasp of intellect or ability. 6. a measure of length. 7. length by outstretched arms, including the hands to the tip of the longest finger; hence a definite measure of six feet.
 
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|Fathom ||vb||To encircle with extended arms. 2. get to the bottom of, to understand. 3. to ascertain the depth of,l to sound.
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|Fathom ||phr||"Fathom's deep" - deep in many respect. 2. excessively deep.
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|Fathom ||phr||"Fathom's down" - very deep.
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|Fathom ||phr||"Fathom Out" - discover or devise an explanation for.
 
 
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|Fathom ||phr||"Fathom Together" - to embrace a person; to embrace mutually.
 
|Fathom ||phr||"Fathom Together" - to embrace a person; to embrace mutually.
 
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|Fathoming ||n||Mental reaching, the extent and capacity of reasoning. 2. the depth of thoughts, penetrative searching, delving.
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|Fathom-less ||adj||That cannot be measured with a fathom line; a measureless depth. 2. an abyss (metaphorical). 3. that cannot be penetrated or wholly understood; incomprehensible.
 
 
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|Fathomlessly ||adv||In a fathomless manner.
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|Fathom-less ||adj||That cannot be measured with a fathom line; a measureless depth. 2. an abyss (metaphorical). 3. that cannot be penetrated or wholly understood; incomprehensible.
 
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|Fathom-wood ||n||Waste timber at shipbuilding yard, sold to fathom lots.
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|Fatless ||adj||Without fat or greasy matter.
 
|Fatless ||adj||Without fat or greasy matter.
 
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|Fatling ||n||A calf, lamb or other young animal made fat for slaughter. 2. small and fat
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|Fatling ||n||A calf, lamb or other young animal fatted for slaughter. 2. small and fat
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|Fat lip ||n||A swelling or cut on the lip caused by a blow or punch.
 
 
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|Fatly ||adv||Grossly greasy; plentiful. 2. to a great extent, largely, clumsily.
 
|Fatly ||adv||Grossly greasy; plentiful. 2. to a great extent, largely, clumsily.
 
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|Fatness ||n||Quality of being fat, or overweight. 2 plumpness, corpulence. 3. breadth or thickness. 4. of a, or belonging to a tree: oiliness, juiciness. 5. of soil: unctuousness, fertility, luxuriance 5. that which makes fertile; of a fertilizing property or virtue.
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|Fatness ||n||Quality of being fat, or overweight. 2 plumpness, corpulence. 3. breadth or thickness. 4. of a, or belonging to a tree: oiliness, juiceness. 5. of soil: unctuousness, fertility, luxuriance 5. that which makes fertile; of a fertilizing property or virtue.
 
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|Fat shame ||n||Cause (someone judged to be fat or overweight) to feel humiliated by making mocking or critical comments about their size.
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|Fat-shaming ||n||The deriding or criticising of someone's obesity.
 
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|Fat stock ||n||Livestock fattened for slaughter.
 
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|Fat tail ||n||A high probability of an extreme outcome (statistics).
 
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|Fatten ||vb||To make plump. 2. fatten for market or slaughter. 3. to grow fat, become fat, become thicker. 4. to enrish the soil 5. fig. & transfig. to pamper.
 
 
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|Fatten ||adj||What has been made fat.
 
|Fatten ||adj||What has been made fat.
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|Fatten ||phr||"Fatten On" - grow rich at the expense of somebody else.
 
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|Fatten ||phr||"Fatten Up" - give an animal or person plenty to eat, causing him/her or it to put on weight.
 
 
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|Fattening ||n||The process of making fat or becoming fat. 2. the action of thickening.
 
|Fattening ||n||The process of making fat or becoming fat. 2. the action of thickening.
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|Fattishness ||n||The quality of being fattish.
 
|Fattishness ||n||The quality of being fattish.
 
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|Fatty ||adj||Resembling fat; the nature of fat, unctuous, oligenous, greasy. 2. besmeared with fat, greasy. 3. of animals and their limbs: full. 4. of fat, plump, well-fed. 5. of a leaf: full of sap, juicy. 6. marked by a morbid disposition of fat. 7. tending to producing fat. 8. a fat person (a nickname).
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|Fatty ||adj||Resembling fat; the nature of fat, unctuous, oligenous, greasy. 2. besmeared with fat, greasy. 3. of animals and their limbs: full. 4. of fat, plump, well-fed. 5. of a leaf: full of sap, juicy. 6. marked by a morbid disposition of fat. 7. tending to producing fat. 8. a fat person (a nickname).
 
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|Fatty-liver ||n||Fatty-liver or steatosis is the buildup of fat in the liver.
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|Fat-ware ||n||Cattle made fat for market.
 
 
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|Fat-witted ||adj||Slow and dully, mental unalert, thick-headed, anyone's fool, stupid, ready to be used or exploit.
 
|Fat-witted ||adj||Slow and dully, mental unalert, thick-headed, anyone's fool, stupid, ready to be used or exploit.
 
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|Fatwood ||n||A heartwood of pine trees, impregnated with resin, useful in the manufacture of pitch and pine tar.
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|Faw ||adj||OE. fay; in modern English would normally be fough or fow. 2. coloured, stained, streaky, particoloured, variegated. 2. of an object that reflects light. 3. bright, glancing, gleaming, twinkling.
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|Faw ||adj||OE. fay; in modern English would normally be fough or fow. 2. coloured, stained, streaky, particoloured, variegated. 2. of an object that reflects light. 3. bright, glancing, gleaming, twinkling.
 
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|Fawn ||vb||To fawn upon. 2. to wag the tail. 3. to caress, pat the head of a dog. 4. to effect with a servile fondness. 5. to court favour or notice by abject demeanour. 6. to fawn upon a person, his looks, etc. 7. to cringe to (a person); curry favour, flatter, cajole, wheedle.
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|Fawn ||vb||To fawn upon. 2. to wag the tail. 3. to caress, pat the head of a dog. 4. to effect with a servile fondness. 5. to court favour or notice by abject demeanour. 6. to fawn upon a person, his looks, etc. 7. to cringe to (a person); curry favour, flatter, cajole, wheedle.
 
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|Fawner ||n||One who fawns, cringes, a toading, a sycophant.
 
|Fawner ||n||One who fawns, cringes, a toading, a sycophant.
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|Fawnguest ||n||A fawning parasite, a sycophant, toady. 2. one who swindles another under the guise of friendship.
 
|Fawnguest ||n||A fawning parasite, a sycophant, toady. 2. one who swindles another under the guise of friendship.
 
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|Fawning ||n||Said of animals: cringing, servile, flattery or homage. 2. an instance of this.
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|Fawning ||n||Said of animals: cringing, servile, flattery or homage. 2. an instance of this.
 
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|Fawningly ||adv||In a fawning manner. 2. caressingly, joyfully. 3. cringing, flattering, servilely.
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|Fawningly ||adv||In a fawning manner. 2. caressingly, joyfully. 3. cringing, flattering, servilely.
 
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|Fawingness ||n||A fawning disposition or demeanour. 2. cringing behavoiur, servility.
 
|Fawingness ||n||A fawning disposition or demeanour. 2. cringing behavoiur, servility.
 
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|Fawn ||n||A young deer. 2. a pale-brown colour tinted with yellow like that of a fawn. 3. fawn colour. 4. a whelp.
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|Fawn ||vb||To exhibit affection or attempt to please. 2. to seek favour by flattery and obsequious behaviour (with 'on' or 'upon'). 3. of a dog: to wag it's tail, to show devotion.
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|Fawn ||adj||Of a fawn colour, pale-brown.
 
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|Fawn ||phr||'Fawn On' - attempt to win somebody's favor by servile behavior.
 
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|Fawnish ||adj||Of a colour, some what resembling pale-brownish.
 
 
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|Fawnsome ||adj||Of a animal: disposed to fawning, showing fondness.
 
|Fawnsome ||adj||Of a animal: disposed to fawning, showing fondness.
 
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|Faw-thistle ||n||Labrum veneris: lit. coloured thistle or teasel.
 
|Faw-thistle ||n||Labrum veneris: lit. coloured thistle or teasel.
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|Faxed-star ||n||A comet, from it flowing tail's resemblance to hair flowing in the breeze.
 
|Faxed-star ||n||A comet, from it flowing tail's resemblance to hair flowing in the breeze.
 
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|Fax-wax ||n||A strong fibrous band extending from the dorsal vertebrae to the occiput, and supporting the head in many mammals, as the horse. (Also "paxwax").
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|Fay ||vb||To fit, adapt, or join. 2. to put together, add, compose. 3. fix or fasten in position. 4. to fit, furnish with. 5. to suit, to match with. 6. of a coat: to fit or fay in. 5. to suit, match with. 6. do, suit, go on favourably, succeed. 7. shipbuilding: to fit (a piece of timber) closely or accurately to another. 8. of timber: to fit close, so as to leave no intervening space.
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|Fay ||vb||OE fegan: to unite; to fit, adapt, or join. 2. to put together, unite closely with, add, compose. 3. fix or fasten in position. 4. to fit, furnish with. 5. to suit, to match with. 6. of a coat: to fit or fay in. 5. to suit, match with. 6. do, suit, go on. favourably, succeed. 7. shipbuilding: to fit (a piece of timber) closely or accurately to another. 8. of timber: to fit close, so as to leave no intervening space.
 
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|Fay ||adj||OE faege: fated; about to die, doomed; fey.
 
 
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