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fails

fails
Become bankrupt or insolvent; fail financially and close; "The toy company went bankrupt after the competition hired cheap Mexican labor"; "A number of banks failed that year"
Fall short in what is expected; "She failed in her obligations as a good daughter-in-law"; "We must not fail his obligation to the victims of the Holocaust"
Fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?"
Judge unacceptable; "The teacher failed six students"
Be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
Fail to do something; leave something undone; "She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib"; "The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account"
Be unable; "I fail to understand your motives"
Get worse; "Her health is declining"
Prove insufficient; "The water supply for th

faint

faint
(n.) The act of fainting, or the state of one who has fainted; a swoon. [R.] See Fainting, n.
(n.) To sink into dejection; to lose courage or spirit; to become depressed or despondent.
(n.) To decay; to disappear; to vanish.
(superl.) Lacking strength; weak; languid; inclined to swoon; as, faint with fatigue, hunger, or thirst.
(superl.) Wanting in courage, spirit, or energy; timorous; cowardly; dejected; depressed; as, "Faint heart ne'er won fair lady."
(superl.) Lacking distinctness; hardly perceptible; striking the senses feebly; not bright, or loud, or sharp, or forcible; weak; as, a faint color, or sound.
(superl.) Performed, done, or acted, in a weak or feeble manner; not exhibiting vigor, strength, or energy; slight; as, faint efforts; faint resistance.
(v. i.) To become weak or wanting in vigor; to grow feeble; to lose strength and color, and the control of the bodily or mental functions; to swoon; -- sometimes with away. See Fainting, n.
(v. t.) To cause to faint or become dispirited; to depress; to weaken.

fairs

fairs
A traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
Join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly
A sale of miscellany; often for charity; "the church bazaar"
A competitive exhibition of farm products; "she won a blue ribbon for her baking at the county fair"
Gathering of producers to promote business; "world fair"; "trade fair"; "book fair"

fairy

fairy
(a.) Of or pertaining to fairies.
(a.) Given by fairies; as, fairy money.
(n.) Enchantment; illusion.
(n.) The country of the fays; land of illusions.
(n.) An imaginary supernatural being or spirit, supposed to assume a human form (usually diminutive), either male or female, and to meddle for good or evil in the affairs of mankind; a fay. See Elf, and Demon.
(n.) An enchantress.

faith

faith
(interj.) By my faith; in truth; verily.
(n.) Belief; the assent of the mind to the truth of what is declared by another, resting solely and implicitly on his authority and veracity; reliance on testimony.
(n.) The assent of the mind to the statement or proposition of another, on the ground of the manifest truth of what he utters; firm and earnest belief, on probable evidence of any kind, especially in regard to important moral truth.
(n.) The belief in the historic truthfulness of the Scripture narrative, and the supernatural origin of its teachings, sometimes called historical and speculative faith.
(n.) The belief in the facts and truth of the Scriptures, with a practical love of them; especially, that confiding and affectionate belief in the person and work of Christ, which affects the character and life, and makes a man a true Christian, -- called a practical, evangelical, or saving faith.
(n.) That which is believed on any subject, whether in science, politics, or religion; especially (Theol.), a system of religious belief of any kind; as, the Jewish or Mohammedan faith; and especially, the system of truth taught by Christ; as, the Christian faith; also, the creed or belief of a Christian society or church.
(n.) Fidelity to one's promises, or allegiance to duty, or to a person honored and beloved; loyalty.
(n.) Word or honor pledged; promise given; fidelity; as, he violated his faith.
(n.) Credibility or truth.

feign

feign
(v. t.) To give a mental existence to, as to something not real or actual; to imagine; to invent; hence, to pretend; to form and relate as if true.
(v. t.) To represent by a false appearance of; to pretend; to counterfeit; as, to feign a sickness.
(v. t.) To dissemble; to conceal.

feint

feint
(a.) Feigned; counterfeit.
(a.) That which is feigned; an assumed or false appearance; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
(a.) A mock blow or attack on one part when another part is intended to be struck; -- said of certain movements in fencing, boxing, war, etc.
(v. i.) To make a feint, or mock attack.

feize

feize
(v. t.) See Feeze, v. t.

flick

flick
(n.) A flitch; as, a flick of bacon.
(v. t.) To whip lightly or with a quick jerk; to flap; as, to flick a horse; to flick the dirt from boots.

flier

flier
(n.) See Flyer, n., 5.
(n.) See Flyer, n., 4.
(v.) One who flies or flees; a runaway; a fugitive.
(v.) A fly. See Fly, n., 9, and 13 (b).

fling

fling
(n.) A cast from the hand; a throw; also, a flounce; a kick; as, the fling of a horse.
(n.) A severe or contemptuous remark; an expression of sarcastic scorn; a gibe; a sarcasm.
(n.) A kind of dance; as, the Highland fling.
(n.) A trifing matter; an object of contempt.
(v. i.) To throw; to wince; to flounce; as, the horse began to kick and fling.
(v. i.) To cast in the teeth; to utter abusive language; to sneer; as, the scold began to flout and fling.
(v. i.) To throw one's self in a violent or hasty manner; to rush or spring with violence or haste.
(v. t.) To cast, send, to throw from the hand; to hurl; to dart; to emit with violence as if thrown from the hand; as, to fing a stone into the pond.
(v. t.) To shed forth; to emit; to scatter.
(v. t.) To throw; to hurl; to throw off or down; to prostrate; hence, to baffle; to defeat; as, to fling a party in litigation.

flint

flint
(n.) A massive, somewhat impure variety of quartz, in color usually of a gray to brown or nearly black, breaking with a conchoidal fracture and sharp edge. It is very hard, and strikes fire with steel.
(n.) A piece of flint for striking fire; -- formerly much used, esp. in the hammers of gun locks.
(n.) Anything extremely hard, unimpressible, and unyielding, like flint.

flipe

flipe
(v. t.) To turn inside out, or with the leg part back over the foot, as a stocking in pulling off or for putting on.

flips

flips
Throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"
Lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"
Cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic"
Toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
Look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"
(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled"
An acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
A dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water
Reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
The act of flipping a coin
Go mad, go crazy; "He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off"
A sudden, quick movement; "with a flip of the wrist"; "the fish flipped over"

flirt

flirt
(a.) Pert; wanton.
(n.) A sudden jerk; a quick throw or cast; a darting motion; hence, a jeer.
(v. i.) To run and dart about; to act with giddiness, or from a desire to attract notice; especially, to play the coquette; to play at courtship; to coquet; as, they flirt with the young men.
(v. i.) To utter contemptuous language, with an air of disdain; to jeer or gibe.
(v. t.) To throw with a jerk or quick effort; to fling suddenly; as, they flirt water in each other's faces; he flirted a glove, or a handkerchief.
(v. t.) To toss or throw about; to move playfully to and fro; as, to flirt a fan.
(v. t.) To jeer at; to treat with contempt; to mock.
(v. t.) One who flirts; esp., a woman who acts with giddiness, or plays at courtship; a coquette; a pert girl.

flisk

flisk
(n.) A caper; a spring; a whim.
(v. i.) To frisk; to skip; to caper.

flite

flite
(v. i.) To scold; to quarrel.

flits

flits
A secret move (to avoid paying debts); "they did a moonlight flit"
A sudden quick movement
Move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The hummingbird flitted among the branches"

foils

foils
A light slender flexible sword tipped by a button
A piece of thin and flexible sheet metal; "the photographic film was wrapped in foil"
Picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector
A device consisting of a flat or curved piece (as a metal plate) so that its surface reacts to the water it is passing through; "the fins of a fish act as hydrofoils"
Anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities; "pretty girls like plain friends as foils"
Cover or back with foil; "foil mirrors"
Fencing sword
Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
Enhance by contrast; "In this picture, the figures are foiled against the background"

foist

foist
(n.) A light and fast-sailing ship.
(n.) A foister; a sharper.
(n.) A trick or fraud; a swindle.
(v. t.) To insert surreptitiously, wrongfully, or without warrant; to interpolate; to pass off (something spurious or counterfeit) as genuine, true, or worthy; -- usually followed by in.

friar

friar
(n.) A brother or member of any religious order, but especially of one of the four mendicant orders, viz: (a) Minors, Gray Friars, or Franciscans. (b) Augustines. (c) Dominicans or Black Friars. (d) White Friars or Carmelites. See these names in the Vocabulary.
(n.) A white or pale patch on a printed page.
(n.) An American fish; the silversides.

fried

fried
Imp. & p. p. of Fry.
(imp. & p. p.) of Fry
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