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4018 Nouns That Contain F

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aardwolf (noun) striped hyena of southeast Africa that feeds chiefly on insects Synonyms: Proteles cristata
abfarad (noun) a capacitance unit equal to one billion farads
abortifacient (noun) a drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion Synonyms: aborticide, abortion-inducing drug
acidification (noun) the process of becoming acid or being converted into an acid
aerofoil (noun) a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight Synonyms: surface, control surface, airfoil
affability (noun) a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to) Synonyms: geniality, affableness, amiability, amiableness, bonhomie
affableness (noun) a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to) Synonyms: geniality, affability, amiability, amiableness, bonhomie
affair (noun) a vaguely specified concern Synonyms: thing, matter
(noun) a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship Synonyms: involvement, liaison, intimacy, affaire, amour
(noun) a formal or official social gathering or ceremony of people Synonyms: function, occasion, social function, social occasion
affaire (noun) a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship Synonyms: involvement, affair, liaison, intimacy, amour
affairs (noun) matters of personal concern Synonyms: personal business, personal matters
(noun) transactions of professional or public interest
affect (noun) the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
affectation (noun) a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display Synonyms: mannerism, pose, affectedness
affectedness (noun) the quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)
(noun) a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display Synonyms: mannerism, pose, affectation
affection (noun) a positive feeling of liking Synonyms: heart, warmness, affectionateness, fondness, tenderness, philia, warmheartedness
affectionateness (noun) a positive feeling of liking Synonyms: heart, warmness, fondness, tenderness, philia, warmheartedness, affection
(noun) a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love Synonyms: warmth, fondness, lovingness
affenpinscher (noun) European breed of small dog resembling a terrier with dark wiry hair and a tufted muzzle Synonyms: monkey dog, monkey pinscher
afferent (noun) a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system Synonyms: sensory nerve, afferent nerve
affiant (noun) a person who makes an affidavit
affidavit (noun) written declaration made under oath; a written statement sworn to be true before someone legally authorized to administer an oath
affiliate (noun) a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization
(noun) a subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization
affiliation (noun) a social or business relationship Synonyms: association, tie, tie-up
(noun) the act of becoming formally connected or joined
affine (noun) (anthropology) kin by marriage
affinity (noun) (immunology) the attraction between an antigen and an antibody
(noun) (anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption; not a blood relationship
(noun) (biology) state of relationship between organisms or groups of organisms resulting in resemblance in structure or structural parts Synonyms: phylogenetic relation
(noun) a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character Synonyms: kinship
(noun) the force attracting atoms to each other and binding them together in a molecule Synonyms: chemical attraction
(noun) inherent resemblance between persons or things
(noun) a natural attraction or feeling of kinship
affirmation (noun) a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something Synonyms: avouchment, avowal
(noun) the act of affirming or asserting or stating something Synonyms: statement, assertion
(noun) (religion) a solemn declaration that serves the same purpose as an oath (if an oath is objectionable to the person on religious or ethical grounds)
(noun) a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand
affirmative (noun) a reply of affirmation
affirmativeness (noun) the agreeable quality of one who assents
affirmer (noun) someone who claims to speak the truth Synonyms: declarer, asserter, asseverator, avower
affix (noun) a linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form
affixation (noun) the result of adding an affix to a root word
(noun) formation of a word by means of an affix
(noun) the act of attaching or affixing something Synonyms: attachment
afflatus (noun) a strong creative impulse; divine inspiration
affliction (noun) a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
(noun) a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health
(noun) a cause of great suffering and distress
affluence (noun) abundant wealth Synonyms: richness
affluent (noun) an affluent person; a person who is financially well off
(noun) a branch that flows into the main stream Synonyms: feeder, confluent, tributary
affluenza (noun) an inability to understand the consequences of one's actions because of financial privilege
afforestation (noun) the conversion of bare or cultivated land into forest (originally for the purpose of hunting)
affray (noun) noisy quarrel Synonyms: altercation, fracas
(noun) a noisy fight Synonyms: ruffle, disturbance, fray
affricate (noun) a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as `ch' in `chair' and `j' in `joy') Synonyms: affricate consonant, affricative
affrication (noun) the conversion of a simple stop consonant into an affricate
affricative (noun) a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as `ch' in `chair' and `j' in `joy') Synonyms: affricate, affricate consonant
affright (noun) an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety Synonyms: terror, panic
affront (noun) a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect Synonyms: insult
affusion (noun) the act of baptizing someone by pouring water on their head
afghan (noun) a blanket knitted or crocheted in strips or squares; sometimes used as a shawl
(noun) a coat made of sheepskin Synonyms: sheepskin coat
afghani (noun) the basic unit of money in Afghanistan
afibrinogenemia (noun) the absence of fibrinogen in the plasma leading to prolonged bleeding
aficionado (noun) a fan of bull fighting
(noun) a serious devotee of some particular music genre or musical performer
aflatoxin (noun) a potent carcinogen from the fungus Aspergillus; can be produced and stored for use as a bioweapon
afropavo (noun) both sexes are brightly colored Synonyms: Congo peafowl, Afropavo congensis
afterbirth (noun) the placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled from the uterus after the baby is born
afterburner (noun) a device that injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust
aftercare (noun) care and treatment of a convalescent patient
afterdamp (noun) a toxic mixture of gases (including carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide and nitrogen) after an explosion of firedamp in a mine
afterdeck (noun) a deck abaft of midships
aftereffect (noun) any result that follows its cause after an interval
(noun) a delayed effect of a drug or therapy
afterglow (noun) a glow sometimes seen in the sky after sunset
(noun) the pleasure of remembering some pleasant event
afterimage (noun) an image (usually a negative image) that persists after stimulation has ceased Synonyms: aftersensation
afterlife (noun) life after death Synonyms: hereafter
aftermath (noun) the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event) Synonyms: wake, backwash
(noun) the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual Synonyms: consequence
afternoon (noun) the part of the day between noon and evening
(noun) a conventional expression of greeting or farewell, used to wish someone a good afternoon Synonyms: good afternoon
afterpains (noun) pains felt by a woman after her baby is born; associated with contractions of the uterus
afterpiece (noun) a brief dramatic piece (usually comic) presented after a play
afters (noun) a dish served as the last course of a meal Synonyms: sweet, dessert
aftersensation (noun) an image (usually a negative image) that persists after stimulation has ceased Synonyms: afterimage
aftershaft (noun) a supplementary feather (usually small) on the underside of the base of the shaft of some feathers in some birds
aftershock (noun) a tremor (or one of a series of tremors) occurring after the main shock of an earthquake
aftertaste (noun) an afterimage of a taste
afterthought (noun) thinking again about a choice previously made Synonyms: reconsideration, rethink, second thought
(noun) an addition that was not included in the original plan
afterworld (noun) the place where you are after you die
aircraft (noun) a vehicle that can fly
aircraftman (noun) a noncommissioned officer in the British Royal Air Force Synonyms: aircraftsman
aircraftsman (noun) a noncommissioned officer in the British Royal Air Force Synonyms: aircraftman
airfare (noun) the fare charged for traveling by airplane
airfield (noun) a place where planes take off and land Synonyms: field, flying field, landing field
airflow (noun) the flow of air Synonyms: air flow, flow of air
airfoil (noun) a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight Synonyms: surface, control surface, aerofoil
airforce (noun) the airborne branch of a country's armed forces Synonyms: air force
airframe (noun) the framework and covering of an airplane or rocket (excluding the engines)
airlift (noun) transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable) Synonyms: lift
alderfly (noun) dark-colored insect having predaceous aquatic larvae Synonyms: Sialis lutaria, alder fly
alehoof (noun) trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in hanging baskets; naturalized in North America; sometimes placed in genus Nepeta Synonyms: runaway robin, Nepeta hederaceae, Glechoma hederaceae, gill-over-the-ground, ground ivy, field balm
alewife (noun) flesh of shad-like fish abundant along the Atlantic coast or in coastal streams
(noun) shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus Synonyms: Pomolobus pseudoharengus, Alosa pseudoharengus
alfalfa (noun) important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop Synonyms: Medicago sativa, lucerne
(noun) leguminous plant grown for hay or forage
alfilaria (noun) European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage Synonyms: redstem storksbill, pin clover, pin grass, Erodium cicutarium, clocks, alfileria, filaree, filaria
alfileria (noun) European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage Synonyms: redstem storksbill, pin clover, pin grass, Erodium cicutarium, clocks, alfilaria, filaree, filaria
alkylbenzenesulfonate (noun) sulfonate of alkyl benzene
alligatorfish (noun) small very elongate sea poachers Synonyms: Aspidophoroides monopterygius
allograft (noun) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor of the same species but different genetic makeup; recipient's immune system must be suppressed to prevent rejection of the graft Synonyms: homograft
aloofness (noun) indifference by personal withdrawal Synonyms: distance
(noun) a disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner Synonyms: remoteness, withdrawnness, standoffishness
amberfish (noun) any of several amber to coppery fork-tailed warm-water carangid fishes Synonyms: amberjack
aminotransferase (noun) a class of transferases that catalyze transamination (that transfer an amino group from an amino acid to another compound) Synonyms: aminopherase, transaminase
ammonification (noun) impregnation with ammonia or a compound of ammonia
amplification (noun) addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail Synonyms: elaboration
(noun) the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input Synonyms: gain
(noun) (electronics) the act of increasing voltage or power or current
amplifier (noun) electronic equipment that increases strength of signals passing through it
angelfish (noun) a butterfly fish of the genus Pomacanthus
(noun) deep-bodied disk-shaped food fish of warmer western Atlantic coastal waters Synonyms: spadefish, Chaetodipterus faber
(noun) sharks with broad flat bodies and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks do Synonyms: monkfish, Squatina squatina, angel shark
anglerfish (noun) fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey Synonyms: monkfish, goosefish, allmouth, angler, angler fish, Lophius Americanus, lotte
antefix (noun) carved ornament at the eaves of a tile roof concealing the joints between tiles
antiaircraft (noun) artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes Synonyms: pom-pom, ack-ack, ack-ack gun, antiaircraft gun, flack, flak
antifeminism (noun) activity indicative of belief in the superiority of men over women Synonyms: male chauvinism, chauvinism
antifeminist (noun) someone who does not believe in the social or economic or political equality of men and women
antiferromagnet (noun) any material that has antiferromagnetic properties.

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