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facet

facet
(n.) A little face; a small, plane surface; as, the facets of a diamond.
(n.) A smooth circumscribed surface; as, the articular facet of a bone.
(n.) The narrow plane surface between flutings of a column.
(n.) One of the numerous small eyes which make up the compound eyes of insects and crustaceans.
(v. t.) To cut facets or small faces upon; as, to facet a diamond.

fagot

fagot
(n.) A bundle of sticks, twigs, or small branches of trees, used for fuel, for raising batteries, filling ditches, or other purposes in fortification; a fascine.
(n.) A bundle of pieces of wrought iron to be worked over into bars or other shapes by rolling or hammering at a welding heat; a pile.
(n.) A bassoon. See Fagotto.
(n.) A person hired to take the place of another at the muster of a company.
(n.) An old shriveled woman.
(v. t.) To make a fagot of; to bind together in a fagot or bundle; also, to collect promiscuously.

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.

fault

fault
(n.) Defect; want; lack; default.
(n.) Anything that fails, that is wanting, or that impairs excellence; a failing; a defect; a blemish.
(n.) A moral failing; a defect or dereliction from duty; a deviation from propriety; an offense less serious than a crime.
(n.) A dislocation of the strata of the vein.
(n.) In coal seams, coal rendered worthless by impurities in the seam; as, slate fault, dirt fault, etc.
(n.) A lost scent; act of losing the scent.
(n.) Failure to serve the ball into the proper court.
(v. i.) To err; to blunder, to commit a fault; to do wrong.
(v. t.) To charge with a fault; to accuse; to find fault with; to blame.
(v. t.) To interrupt the continuity of (rock strata) by displacement along a plane of fracture; -- chiefly used in the p. p.; as, the coal beds are badly faulted.

faust

faust
An alchemist of German legend who sold his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for knowledge