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for 24 hoursrwithout stopping
for a bargain pricerfor a relatively small amount of money
for a songrfor a relatively small amount of money
for a whilerfor a short time
for all intents and purposesrin every practical sense
for all practical purposesrin every practical sense
for all the worldrunder any circumstances
for any pricerunder any circumstances
for anythingrunder any circumstances
for certainrdefinitely or positively (sure' is sometimes used informally for surely')
for dear liferas though your life was at stake
for each onerto or from every one of two or more (considered individually)
for each personrper person
for exampleras an example
for freerwithout payment
for goodrfor a long time without essential change
for good measurerin addition (as to close a deal)
for instanceras an example
for keepsrfor the winner to keep all
for love or moneyrunder any circumstances
for oneras a particular one of several possibilities
for one thingrfor a particular example
for salesavailable for purchase
for shortras an abbreviation
for some reasonrfor some unspecified reason
for surerdefinitely or positively (sure' is sometimes used informally for surely')
for suresnot open to doubt
for that matterras far as that is concerned
for the askingron the occasion of a request
for the first timerthe initial time
for the momentrtemporarily
for the most partrin large part; mainly or chiefly
for the time beingrtemporarily
foragenthe act of searching for food and provisions
foragenanimal food for browsing or grazing
foragevwander and feed
foragevcollect or look around for (food)
foragernsomeone who hunts for food and provisions
foragingnthe act of searching for food and provisions
foramnmarine microorganism having a calcareous shell with openings where pseudopods protrude
foramenna natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure
foramen magnumnthe large opening at the base of the cranium through which the spinal cord passes
foramen of monronthe small opening (on both the right and left sides) that connects the third ventricle in the diencephalon with the lateral ventricle in the cerebral hemisphere
foraminifernmarine microorganism having a calcareous shell with openings where pseudopods protrude
foraminiferanforaminifers
foraynan initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence)
forayna sudden short attack
forayvbriefly enter enemy territory
forayvsteal goods; take as spoils
foray intoventer someone else's territory and take spoils
forbearna person from whom you are descended
forbearvresist doing something
forbearvrefrain from doing
forbearancena delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges; refraining from acting
forbearancengood-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
forbearingsshowing patient and unruffled self-control and restraint under adversity; slow to retaliate or express resentment
forbidvcommand against
forbidvkeep from happening or arising; make impossible
forbiddancenthe action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)
forbiddancenan official prohibition or edict against something
forbiddensexcluded from use or mention
forbidden cityna walled section of Beijing that encloses the palace that was formerly the residence of the emperor of China
forbidden citynthe sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers
forbidden fruitnoriginally an apple from the tree of knowledge of good and evil in the Garden of Eden; it is now used to refer to anything that is tempting but dangerous (as sexuality)
forbiddingnan official prohibition or edict against something
forbiddingsthreatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
forbiddingsharshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance
forbiddinglyrin an unpleasant or menacing manner
forcena putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base
forcenan act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)
forcen(of a law) having legal validity
forcenphysical energy or intensity
forcena powerful effect or influence
forcena unit that is part of some military service
forcena group of people having the power of effective action
forcengroup of people willing to obey orders
forcenone possessing or exercising power or influence or authority
forcen(physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
forcevimpose or thrust urgently, importunately, or inexorably
forcevdo forcibly; exert force
forcevcause to move by pulling
forcevforce into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
forcevsqueeze like a wedge into a tight space
forcevtake by force
forcevurge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
forcevmove with force,
forcevto cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :
force 17nformed in 1972 as a personal security force for Arafat and other PLO leaders; became one of PLO's elite units; has built an extensive infrastructure of terrorist cells and weapon depots in Europe while attacking Israeli targets
force backvcause to move back by force or influence
force feednmechanical system of lubricating internal combustion engines in which a pump forces oil into the engine bearings
force fieldnthe space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it
force majeurena natural and unavoidable catastrophe that interrupts the expected course of events
force outna putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base
force outvemit or cause to move with force of effort
force outvforce with the thumb
force outvcause to come out in a squirt
force outvexpel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process
force outvforce to move
force outvforce or drive out
force outvterminate the employment of
force outvforce to leave (an office)
force per unit areanthe force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)
force playna putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base
force pumpnpump used to force a liquid up and expel it under pressure
force unitna unit of measurement of physical force
forcedaproduced by or subjected to forcing
forcedslacking spontaneity; not natural
forcedsmade necessary by an unexpected situation or emergency
forcedsforced or compelled
forced feedingnfeeding that consists of the delivery of a nutrient solution (as through a nasal tube) to someone who cannot or will not eat
forced landingnan unscheduled airplane landing that is made under circumstances (engine failure or adverse weather) not under the pilot's control
forced salena sale of property by the sheriff under authority of a court's writ of execution in order satisfy and unpaid obligation
force-feedvfeed someone who will not or cannot eat
force-feed lubricating systemnmechanical system of lubricating internal combustion engines in which a pump forces oil into the engine bearings
forcefulacharacterized by or full of force or strength (often but not necessarily physical)
forcefulsforceful and definite in expression or action
forcefullyrwith full force
forcefulnessnphysical energy or intensity
force-landvmake a forced landing
forcelessalacking force; feeble
forcemeatnmixture of ground raw chicken and mushrooms with pistachios and truffles and onions and parsley and lots of butter and bound with eggs
force-outna putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base
forcepsnan extractor consisting of a pair of pincers used in medical treatment (especially for the delivery of babies)
forceps deliveryndelivery in which forceps are inserted through the vagina and used to grasp the head of the fetus and pull it through the birth canal; since the forceps can injure the fetus this procedure has generally given way to cesarean deliveries
forces of umar al-mukhtarna little known Palestinian group responsible for bombings and for killing Israelis; seeks to defeat Israel and liberate southern Lebanon, Palestine, and Golan Heights
forciblesimpelled by physical force especially against resistance
forciblyrin a forcible manner
forcing outnthe act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
forcipateashaped like a forceps; deeply forked
fordnthe act of crossing a stream or river by wading or in a car or on a horse
fordna shallow area in a stream that can be forded
fordnUnited States manufacturer of automobiles who pioneered mass production (1863-1947)
fordn38th President of the United States; appointed vice president and succeeded Nixon when Nixon resigned (1913-)
fordnEnglish writer and editor (1873-1939)
fordnson of Henry Ford (1893-1943)
fordngrandson of Henry Ford (1917-1987)
fordnUnited States film maker (1896-1973)
fordvcross a river where it's shallow
ford hermann hueffernEnglish writer and editor (1873-1939)
ford madox fordnEnglish writer and editor (1873-1939)
fordablesshallow enough to be crossed by walking or riding on an animal or in a vehicle
fordhooksnrelatively large lima beans
fordingnthe act of crossing a stream or river by wading or in a car or on a horse
foreasituated at or toward the bow of a vessel
forenfront part of a vessel or aircraft
forernear or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane
fore edgenthe part of a book that faces inward when the book is shelved; the part opposite the spine
fore planena carpenter's plane intermediate between a jack plane and a jointer plane
fore wingneither of the anterior pair of wings on an insect that has four wings
fore-and-aftsparallel with the keel of a boat or ship
fore-and-aft rignrig in which the principal sails are fore-and-aft
fore-and-aft sailnany sail not set on a yard and whose normal position is in a fore-and-aft direction
fore-and-aft topsailna triangular fore-and-aft sail with its foot along the gaff and its luff on the topmast
fore-and-afternsailing vessel with a fore-and-aft rig
forearmnthe part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist
forearmvarm in advance of a confrontation
forebearna person from whom you are descended
forebodevmake a prediction about; tell in advance
forebodingnan unfavorable omen
forebodingna feeling of evil to come
forebodingsominously prophetic
forebrainnthe anterior portion of the brain; the part of the brain that develops from the anterior part of the neural tube
forecastna prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
forecastvjudge to be probable
forecastvindicate by signs
forecastvpredict in advance
forecasternsomeone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
forecastingna statement made about the future
forecastlenliving quarters consisting of a superstructure in the bow of a merchant ship where the crew is housed
foreclosevsubject to foreclosing procedures; take away the right of mortgagors to redeem their mortgage
foreclosevkeep from happening or arising; make impossible
foreclosurenthe legal proceedings initiated by a creditor to repossess the collateral for loan that is in default
forecourtnthe outer or front court of a building or of a group of buildings
foredatevestablish something as being earlier relative to something else
foredecknthe deck between the bridge and the forecastle
foredgenthe part of a book that faces inward when the book is shelved; the part opposite the spine
foredoomvdoom beforehand
forefathernthe founder of a family
forefathernperson from an earlier time who contributed to the tradition shared by some group
forefingernthe finger next to the thumb
forefootna front foot of a quadruped
forefrontnthe position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field
forefrontnthe part in the front or nearest the viewer
foregathervcollect in one place
foregovbe earlier in time; go back further
foregoingsespecially of writing or speech; going before
foregoneswell in the past; former
foregone conclusionnsomething that is certain
foregone conclusionnan inevitable ending
foregroundn(computer science) a window for an active application
foregroundnthe part of a scene that is near the viewer
foregroundvmove into the foreground to make more visible or prominent
foreground processingnthe execution of a program that preempts the use of the processing system
foregroundingnthe execution of a program that preempts the use of the processing system
forehanda(of racket strokes) made with palm facing direction of stroke
forehandn(sports) a return made with the palm of the hand facing the direction of the stroke (as in tennis or badminton or squash)
forehand driven(sports) hard straight return made on the forehand side (as in tennis or badminton or squash)
forehand shotn(sports) a return made with the palm of the hand facing the direction of the stroke (as in tennis or badminton or squash)
forehand stroken(sports) a return made with the palm of the hand facing the direction of the stroke (as in tennis or badminton or squash)
forehandeda(of racket strokes) made with palm facing direction of stroke
forehandedshaving provided for the future
foreheadnthe large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits
foreheadnthe part of the face above the eyes
foreignarelating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
foreignaof concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own)
foreignsnot contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something
foreignsnot belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source
foreign agentna spy for a foreign country
foreign aidnaid (such as economic or military assistance) provided to one nation by another
foreign billna bill of exchange that is drawn in one country and made payable in another
foreign correspondentna journalist who sends news reports and commentary from a foreign country for publication or broadcast
foreign countrynany state of which you are not a citizen
foreign direct investmentna joint venture between a foreign company and a United States company
foreign direct investmentninvesting in United States businesses by foreign citizens (often involves stock ownership of the business)
foreign draftna bill of exchange that is drawn in one country and made payable in another
foreign exchangenthe system by which one currency is exchanged for another; enables international transactions to take place
foreign intelligence servicenRussia's intelligence service responsible for foreign operations, intelligence-gathering and analysis, and the exchange of intelligence information; collaborates with other countries to oppose proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism and organized crime
foreign intelligence surveillance actnan act passed by Congress in 1978 to establish procedures for requesting judicial authorization for foreign intelligence surveillance and to create the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court; intended to increase United States counterintelligence; separate from ordinary law enforcement surveillance
foreign intelligence surveillance courtna secret federal court created in 1978 by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act; responsible for authorizing wiretaps and other forms of electronic surveillance and for authorizing searches of suspected spies and terrorists by the Department of Justice or United States intelligence agencies
foreign legionna military unit composed of foreign volunteers who serve the state
foreign ministerna government minister for foreign relations
foreign missionna permanent diplomatic mission headed by a minister
foreign missionnan organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
foreign officenthe government department in charge of foreign relations
foreign policyna policy governing international relations
foreign servicenthe part of the State Department that supplies diplomats for the United States embassies and consulates around the world
foreign terrorist organizationna political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
foreign-bornsof persons born in another area or country than that lived in
foreignerna person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
foreignernsomeone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group
foreignnessnthe quality of being alien or not native
foreknowvrealize beforehand
foreknowledgenknowledge of an event before it occurs
foreladyna woman who is foreperson of a jury
forelandnland forming the forward margin of something
forelandna natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)
forelegnthe front limb of a quadruped
forelimbnthe front limb (or homologous structure in other animals such as a flipper or wing)
forelockna lock of a horse's mane that grows forward between the ears
forelockna lock of hair growing (or falling) over the forehead
foremanna person who exercises control over workers
foremanna man who is foreperson of a jury
foremanshipnthe position of foreman
foremastnthe mast nearest the bow in vessels with two or more masts
foremilknmilky fluid secreted for the first day or two after parturition
foremostrbefore anything else
foremostrprominently forward
foremostspreceding all others in spatial position
foremostsranking above all others
foremostssituated closest to the bow
foremotherna woman ancestor
forenamenthe name that precedes the surname
forenoonnthe time period between dawn and noon
forensicsof, relating to, or used in courts of law or public debate or argument
forensic medicinenthe branch of medical science that uses medical knowledge for legal purposes
forensic pathologynthe branch of medical science that uses medical knowledge for legal purposes
foreordainvforeordain or determine beforehand
foreordainvforeordain by divine will or decree
foreordainedsestablished or prearranged unalterably
foreordinationn(theology) being determined in advance; especially the doctrine (usually associated with Calvin) that God has foreordained every event throughout eternity (including the final salvation of mankind)
forepartnthe side that is forward or prominent
forepawnfront paw; analogous to the human hand
forepersonnthe presiding member of the jury and the one who speaks on their behalf
foreplaynmutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse
forequarternthe front half of a side of meat
forerunnernan indication of the approach of something or someone
forerunnerna person who goes before or announces the coming of another
forerunnernanything that precedes something similar in time
foresailnthe lowest sail on the foremast of a square-rigged vessel
foreseevrealize beforehand
foreseevpicture to oneself; imagine possible
foreseevact in advance of; deal with ahead of time
foreseeablescapable of being anticipated
foreseensknown beforehand
foreshadowvindicate by signs
foreshadowingnthe act of providing vague advance indications; representing beforehand
foreshadowingsindistinctly prophetic
foreshankna cut of meat from the upper part of a front leg
foreshockna tremor preceding an earthquake
foreshorenthe part of the seashore between the highwater mark and the low-water mark
foreshortenvreduce in scope while retaining essential elements
foreshortenvshorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth
foreshowvforetell by divine inspiration
foresightnprovidence by virtue of planning prudently for the future
foresightnseeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing
foresightedsplanning prudently for the future
foresightednessnprovidence by virtue of planning prudently for the future
foresightfulsplanning prudently for the future
foresightfulnessnprovidence by virtue of planning prudently for the future
foreskinna fold of skin covering the tip of the penis
foreskinna fold of skin covering the tip of the clitoris
forestnthe trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
forestnland that is covered with trees and shrubs
forestvestablish a forest on previously unforested land
forest firenan uncontrolled fire in a wooded area
forest fire fighternan official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
forest goatncow-like creature with the glossy coat of a horse and the agility of a goat and the long horns of an antelope; characterized as a cow that lives the life of a goat
forest godnone of a class of woodland deities; attendant on Bacchus; identified with Roman fauns
forest red gumntall tree of Queensland and New South Wales and Victoria
forest tent caterpillarnlarvae of a gregarious North American moth that spins a carpet rather than a tent; serious defoliator of deciduous trees
forestagenthe part of a modern theater stage between the curtain and the orchestra (i.e., in front of the curtain)
forestallvkeep from happening or arising; make impossible
forestallvact in advance of; deal with ahead of time
forestallingnthe act of preventing something by anticipating and disposing of it effectively
forestaynan adjustable stay from the foremast to the deck or bowsprit; controls the bending of the mast
forestedscovered with forest
foresternsomeone trained in forestry
foresternEnglish writer of adventure novels featuring Captain Horatio Hornblower (1899-1966)
forestieranany plant of the genus Forestiera
forestiera neomexicananspiny branching deciduous shrub of southwestern United States having clusters of insignificant yellow-white flowers appearing before leaves followed by attractive black berrylike fruits
forestrynthe science of planting and caring for forests and the management of growing timber
foreswearvturn away from; give up
foreswearvdo without or cease to hold or adhere to
foretastenan early limited awareness of something yet to occur
foretellvindicate by signs
foretellvmake a prediction about; tell in advance
foretellvforeshadow or presage
foretellingnthe art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means
foretellingna statement made about the future
forethoughtnjudiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
forethoughtnplanning or plotting in advance of acting
forethoughtfulsthoughtful of the future
foretokennan event that is experienced as indicating important things to come
foretoldsknown beforehand
foretopna lock of a horse's mane that grows forward between the ears
foretopna platform at the head of a foremast
fore-topmastnthe topmast next above the foremast
fore-topsailnthe topsail on a foremast
foreverrseemingly without interruption; often and repeatedly
foreverrfor a limitless time
foreverrfor a very long or seemingly endless time
forever and a dayrfor a very long or seemingly endless time
forevermorerat any future time; in the future
forewarnvwarn in advance or beforehand; give an early warning
forewarningnan early warning about a future event
forewingneither of the anterior pair of wings on an insect that has four wings
fore-wingneither of the anterior pair of wings on an insect that has four wings
forewomanna woman in charge of a group of workers
forewomanna woman who is foreperson of a jury
forewordna short introductory essay preceding the text of a book
forfeitnthe act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
forfeitna penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something
forfeitnsomething that is lost or surrendered as a penalty
forfeitssurrendered as a penalty
forfeitvlose or lose the right to by some error, offense, or crime
forfeitedssurrendered as a penalty
forfeiturenthe act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
forfeiturena penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something
forfeiturensomething that is lost or surrendered as a penalty
forficatesresembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
forficulantype genus of Forficulidae
forficula auriculariansometimes destructive to cultivated bulbs
forficulidaentypical earwigs
forgathervcollect in one place
forgena workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
forgenfurnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated before shaping
forgevcome up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
forgevmake a copy of with the intent to deceive
forgevmake out of components (often in an improvising manner)
forgevmake something, usually for a specific function
forgevcreate by hammering
forgevmove or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy
forgevmove ahead steadily
forgedsreproduced fraudulently
forgernsomeone who makes copies illegally
forgernsomeone who operates a forge
forgeryncriminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud
forgeryna copy that is represented as the original
forgetvbe unable to remember
forgetvdismiss from the mind; stop remembering
forgetvleave behind unintentionally
forgetvforget to do something
forget me drugnstreet names for flunitrazepan
forgetfulanot mindful or attentive
forgetfula(of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range
forgetfulsfailing to keep in mind
forgetful personna flighty and disorganized person
forgetfullyrin a forgetful manner
forgetfulnessntendency to forget
forgetfulnessnunawareness caused by neglectful or heedless failure to remember
forget-me-notnsmall perennial herb having bright blue or white flowers
forgettableaeasily forgotten
forgingnshaping metal by heating and hammering
forgivableseasily excused or forgiven
forgivablyrin an excusable manner or to an excusable degree
forgivevstop blaming or grant forgiveness
forgivevabsolve from payment
forgivenessnthe act of excusing a mistake or offense
forgivenessncompassionate feelings that support a willingness to forgive
forgiverna person who pardons or forgives or excuses a fault or offense
forgivingainclined or able to forgive and show mercy
forgivingsproviding absolution
forgivinglyrwith forgiveness; in a forgiving manner
forgivingnessntendency to be kind and forgiving
forgovrefrain from consuming
forgovlose or lose the right to by some error, offense, or crime
forgovdo without or cease to hold or adhere to
forgovbe earlier in time; go back further
forgoingnthe act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.)
forgottensnot noticed inadvertently
forgottensno longer known; irretrievable
forintnthe basic unit of money in Hungary
forknthe act of branching out or dividing into branches
forkncutlery used for serving and eating food
forknan agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a handle and metal prongs
forknthe angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
forknthe region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches
forkvshape like a fork
forkvdivide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
forkvplace under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces
forkvlift with a pitchfork
fork outvto surrender someone or something to another
fork overvto surrender someone or something to another
fork upvto surrender someone or something to another
forkedshaving two meanings with intent to deceive
forkedsresembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
forked lightningna form of lightning that moves rapidly in a zigzag path with one end divided (fork-like)
forkingnthe act of branching out or dividing into branches
forkingnthe place where something divides into branches
forkliftna small industrial vehicle with a power operated forked platform in front that can be inserted under loads to lift and move them
fork-likesresembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
forlornsmarked by or showing hopelessness
forlorn hopena hopeless or desperate enterprise
forlornlyrin a forlorn manner
forlornnessnsadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned
formnthe spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
formna mold for setting concrete
formna life-size dummy used to display clothes
formnthe visual appearance of something or someone
formna particular mode in which something is manifested
formnany spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
formnan ability to perform well
formnalternative names for the body of a human being
formna category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
formna perceptual structure
formnthe phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
formna printed document with spaces in which to write
formnan arrangement of the elements in a composition or discourse
formn(biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
formna body of students who are taught together
formn(physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary
formvgive shape or form to
formvassume a form or shape
formvmake something, usually for a specific function
formvestablish or impress firmly in the mind
formvcreate (as an entity)
formvto compose or represent:
formvdevelop into a distinctive entity
form classnone of the traditional categories of words intended to reflect their functions in a grammatical context
form divisionnan artificial taxonomic category for organisms of which the true relationships are obscure
form familyn(biology) an artificial taxonomic category for organisms of which the true relationships are obscure
form genusnan artificial taxonomic category established on the basis of morphological resemblance for organisms of obscure true relationships especially fossil forms
form genusn(biology) an artificial taxonomic category for organisms of which the true relationships are obscure
form genus rhizoctinianform genus of imperfect fungi some species of which are now placed in genera Pellicularia and Corticium because their perfect stages have been found
form letterna letter that is printed in multiple copies and mailed to a list of recipients
form of addressnan identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. Mr.' or General'
form of governmentnthe members of a social organization who are in power
formalabeing in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress)
formala(of spoken and written language) adhering to traditional standards of correctness and without casual, contracted, and colloquial forms
formalna gown for evening wear
formalna lavish dance requiring formal attire
formalsrefined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court
formalslogically deductive
formalscharacteristic of or befitting a person in authority
formalsrepresented in simplified or symbolic form
formal gardenna garden laid out on regular lines with plants arranged in symmetrical locations or in geometrical designs
formal logicnany logical system that abstracts the form of statements away from their content in order to establish abstract criteria of consistency and validity
formal semanticsnthe branch of semantics that studies the logical aspects of meaning
formaldehydena colorless poisonous gas; made by the oxidation of methanol
formalinna 10% solution of formaldehyde in water; used as a disinfectant or to preserve biological specimens
formalisationnthe act of making formal (as by stating formal rules governing classes of expressions)
formalisevdeclare or make legally valid
formalisevmake formal or official
formalisedaconcerned with or characterized by rigorous or adherence to recognized forms (especially in religion or art)
formalisedsgiven formal standing or endorsement; made official or legitimate by the observance of proper procedures
formalismnthe practice of scrupulous adherence to prescribed or external forms
formalismnthe doctrine that formal structure rather than content is what should be represented
formalismn(philosophy) the philosophical theory that formal (logical or mathematical) statements have no meaning but that its symbols (regarded as physical entities) exhibit a form that has useful applications
formalisticaconcerned with or characterized by rigorous or adherence to recognized forms (especially in religion or art)
formalitiesna requirement of etiquette or custom
formalityncompliance with formal rules
formalityna manner that strictly observes all forms and ceremonies
formalityna requirement of etiquette or custom
formalizationnthe act of making formal (as by stating formal rules governing classes of expressions)
formalizevdeclare or make legally valid
formalizevmake formal or official
formalizedaconcerned with or characterized by rigorous or adherence to recognized forms (especially in religion or art)
formalizedsgiven formal standing or endorsement; made official or legitimate by the observance of proper procedures
formallyrin a formal manner
formallyrwith official authorization
formalnessna manner that strictly observes all forms and ceremonies
formalwearnattire to wear on formal occasions in the evening
formatnthe general appearance of a publication
formatnthe organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
formatvdivide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data
formatvdetermine the arrangement of (data) for storage and display (in computer science)
formatvset (printed matter) into a specific format
formationnthe act of forming something
formationnthe fabrication of something in a particular shape
formationncreation by mental activity
formationna particular spatial arrangement
formationnan arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
formationn(geology) the geological features of the earth
formationnnatural process that causes something to form
formativenminimal language unit that has a syntactic (or morphological) function
formativesforming or capable of forming or molding or fashioning
formativescapable of forming new cells and tissues
formativessusceptible to alteration by development and experience
formative cellna cell of an embryo
formatted capacityn(computer science) the usable capacity of a disk drive; the amount of space that is left after the sector headings and boundary definitions and timing information have been added by formatting the disk
formattingnthe organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
formedahaving or given a form or shape
formedsclearly defined
formedsfully developed as by discipline or training
formedshaving taken on a definite arrangement
formedsformed in the mind
formerareferring to the first of two things or persons mentioned (or the earlier one or ones of several)
formernthe first of two or the first mentioned of two
formersbelonging to the distant past
formersbelonging to some prior time
formers(used especially of persons) of the immediate past
former armed forcesna terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again
formerlyrat a previous time
formicaof or containing or derived from formic acid
formicaof or relating to or derived from ants
formic acidna colorless pungent fuming vesicatory liquid acid HCOOH found naturally in ants and many plants or made catalytically from carbon monoxide and steam; used in finishing textiles and paper and in the manufacture of insecticides and fumigants
formicantype genus of the Formicidae
formicanany of various plastic laminates containing melamine
formica fuscanan ant frequently enslaved
formica rufanreddish-brown European ant typically living in anthills in woodlands
formica sanguineanslave-making ant widely distributed over the northern hemisphere
formicariidaenantbirds
formicariusntype genus of the Formicariidae
formicaryna mound of earth made by ants as they dig their nest
formicatevcrawl about like ants
formicationnhallucinated sensation that insects or snakes are crawling over the skin; a common side-effect of extensive use of cocaine or amphetamines
formicidaenants
formidabilitynimpressive difficulty
formidablesinspiring fear
formidablesextremely impressive in strength or excellence
formidablyrin a formidable manner
formlessshaving no physical form
formlessshaving no definite form or distinct shape
formlesslyrin a formless manner
formolna 10% solution of formaldehyde in water; used as a disinfectant or to preserve biological specimens
form-onlysbeing a matter of form only; lacking substance
formosanan island in southeastern Asia 100 miles off the coast of mainland China in the South China Sea
formosanaof or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language
formosannthe Austronesian languages spoken on Formosa
formulansomething regarded as a normative example
formulan(mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems
formulana group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
formulana conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle
formulandirections for making something
formulana representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements
formulana liquid food for infants
formulaicscharacterized by or in accordance with some formula
formularisevexpress as a formula
formularizevexpress as a formula
formularyaof or relating to or of the nature of a formula
formularyn(pharmacology) a book containing a compilation of pharmaceutical products with their formulas and methods of preparation
formulatevelaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
formulatevput into words or an expression
formulatevcome up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
formulatevprepare according to a formula
formulatedsdevised; developed according to an orderly plan
formulationninventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
formulationnthe style of expressing yourself
formulationna substance prepared according to a formula
fornaxna faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Cetus and Phoenix
fornicatevhave sex without being married
fornicationnextramarital sex that willfully and maliciously interferes with marriage relations
fornicationnvoluntary sexual intercourse between persons not married to each other
fornicatornsomeone who commits adultery or fornication
fornicatressna woman adulterer
fornixnan arched bundle of white fibers at the base of the brain by which the hippocampus of each hemisphere projects to the contralateral hippocampus and to the thalamus and mamillary bodies
fornixngenerally any arch shaped structure (but often it refers to the arched roof of an anatomical space)
forradrat or to or toward the front
forraderrin a forward direction
forrardrat or to or toward the front
forsakevleave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
forsakingnthe act of giving something up
forsakingnthe act of forsaking
forsetin(Norse mythology) god of justice; son of Balder and Nanna
forsoothran archaic word originally meaning in truth' but now usually used to express disbelief
forssman antibodynan antibody found in the blood of someone suffering from infectious mononucleosis
forswearvformally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
forswearingnthe act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.)
forsythianany of various early blooming oleaceous shrubs of the genus Forsythia; native to eastern Asia and southern Europe but widely cultivated for their branches of bright yellow bell-shaped flowers
fortna fortified defensive structure
fortna fortified military post where troops are stationed
fortvstation (troops) in a fort
fortvenclose by or as if by a fortification
fortvgather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense
fort george g. meadena United States Army base in Maryland; headquarters of the National Security Agency
fort george gordon meadena United States Army base in Maryland; headquarters of the National Security Agency
fort lauderdalena city in southeast Florida on the Atlantic coast north of Miami; a favorite place for college students to go on their spring vacations
fort meadena United States Army base in Maryland; headquarters of the National Security Agency
fort myersna town in southwest Florida
fort smithna town in western Arkansas on the Arkansas River at the Oklahoma border
fort ticonderogana pitched battle in which American revolutionary troops captured Fort Ticonderoga from the British in 1775
fort upvgather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense
fort waynena city in northeastern Indiana
fort worthna city in northeastern Texas (just west of Dallas); a major industrial center
fortazna parenteral cephalosporin (trade names Fortaz and Tazicef) used to treat moderate infections
forteaused chiefly as a direction or description in music
fortenthe stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible
forten(music) with great loudness
fortenan asset of special worth or utility
forterused as a direction in music; to be played relatively loudly
fortementeschiefly a direction or description in music; loud and strong
forte-pianona stringed instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
forthna river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
forthrout into view
forthrforward in time or order or degree
forthrfrom a particular thing or place or position (forth' is obsolete)
forth riverna river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
forthcomingsavailable when required or as promised
forthcomingsof the relatively near future
forthcomingsat ease in talking to others
forthcomingnessnthe state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
forthrightrdirectly and without evasion; not roundabout
forthrightscharacterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
forthrightlyrdirectly and without evasion; not roundabout
forthrightnessnthe quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
forthwithrwithout delay or hesitation; with no time intervening
fortiesnthe time of life between 40 and 50
fortiesnthe decade from 1940 to 1949
fortiethnposition 40 in a countable series of things
fortiethsthe ordinal number of forty in counting order
fortificationnthe addition of an ingredient for the purpose of enrichment (as the addition of alcohol to wine or the addition of vitamins to food)
fortificationndefensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
fortificationnthe art or science of strengthening defenses
fortifiedssecured with bastions or fortifications
fortifiedshaving something added to increase the strength
fortified winenwine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added
fortifyvmake strong or stronger
fortifyvadd alcohol to (beverages)
fortifyvadd nutrients to
fortifyvprepare oneself for a military confrontation
fortifyvenclose by or as if by a fortification
fortissimon(music) with great loudness
fortissimora direction in music; to be played very loudly
fortissimoschiefly a direction or description in music
fortitudenstrength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage
fort-lamynthe capital and largest city of Chad; located in the southwestern on the Shari river
fortnightna period of fourteen consecutive days
fortnightlyaoccurring every two weeks
fortnightlyrevery two weeks
fortranna high-level programing language for mathematical and scientific purposes; stands for formula translation
fortran compilerna compiler for programs written in FORTRAN
fortran programna program written in FORTRAN
fortressna fortified defensive structure
fortuitoussoccurring by happy chance
fortuitousshaving no cause or apparent cause
fortuitouslyrby good fortune
fortuitousnessnthe quality of happening accidentally and by lucky chance
fortuitynanything that happens by chance without an apparent cause
fortunan(Roman mythology) the goddess of fortune and good luck; counterpart of Greek Tyche
fortunateahaving unexpected good fortune
fortunatespresaging good fortune
fortunatessupremely favored or fortunate
fortunatelyrby good fortune
fortunenan unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
fortunenan unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome
fortunena large amount of wealth or prosperity
fortunenyour overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
fortune cookienthin folded wafer containing a maxim on a slip of paper
fortune hunterna person who seeks wealth through marriage
fortune tellerna person who foretells your personal future
fortune tellingnthe art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means
fortunellansmall genus of shrubs native to south China producing small ovoid fruits resembling oranges: includes kumquats
fortunella japonicanshrub bearing round-fruited kumquats
fortunella margaritanshrub bearing oval-fruited kumquats
fortunetellerna person who foretells your personal future
fortunetellingnthe practice of predicting people's futures (usually for payment)
fortynthe cardinal number that is the product of ten and four
fortysbeing ten more than thirty
forty winksnsleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
forty-eightsbeing eight more than forty
forty-eighthsthe ordinal number of forty-eight in counting order
forty-fifthsthe ordinal number of forty-five in counting order
forty-firststhe ordinal number of forty-one in counting order
forty-fivena .45-caliber pistol
forty-fivesbeing five more than forty
forty-foursbeing four more than forty
forty-fourthsthe ordinal number of forty-four in counting order
forty-ninesbeing nine more than forty
forty-ninerna miner who took part in the California gold rush in 1849
forty-ninthsthe ordinal number of forty-nine in counting order
forty-onesbeing one more than forty
forty-secondsthe ordinal number of forty-two in counting order
forty-sevensbeing seven more than forty
forty-seventhsthe ordinal number of forty-seven in counting order
forty-sixsbeing six more than forty
forty-sixthsthe ordinal number of forty-six in counting order
forty-thirdsthe ordinal number of forty-three in counting order
forty-threesbeing three more than forty
forty-twosbeing two more than forty
forumna public facility to meet for open discussion
forumna public meeting or assembly for open discussion
forwardaat or near or directed toward the front
forwardaof the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle
forwardaused of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty
forwardna position on a basketball team
forwardnthe person who plays the position of forward on a basketball team
forwardrin a forward direction
forwardrat or to or toward the front
forwardrtoward the future; forward in time
forwardrforward in time or order or degree
forwardrnear or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane
forwardsmoving forward
forwardsmoving toward a position ahead
forwardvsend or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit
forward marketna commodity exchange where futures contracts are traded
forward motionnthe act of moving forward toward a goal
forward passna pass to a receiver downfield from the passer
forward passern(football) a ball carrier who tries to gain ground by throwing a forward pass
forwardingnthe act of sending on to another destination
forwardingnthe advancement of some enterprise
forward-lookingsahead of the times
forward-movingsmoving forward
forwardnessnprompt willingness
forwardnessnan advanced stage
forwardnessnoffensive boldness and assertiveness
forwardsrin a forward direction
forwardsrat or to or toward the front
forymln(chemistry) the negative univalent acyl radical CHO that occurs in aldehydes
  

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