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exodus
a departure, usually of large numbers
s-flight, escape, migration
a-arrival, influx, immigration
exotic
foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strickingly unusual
s-alien, stricking, extraordinary
expedient
advantageous to one's interest or purpose
an emergeny course of action; a means to an end
s-convienient, oppurtune, timely, practical, device, scheme, design
a-disadvantageuous, unserviable, unsuitable
exploit
to use to thegreatest possible advantage
a brillant often selfishly or heroic deed.
s- capitalization, feat, heroics, coup
expound
to explain in detail
s-carify, elucidate, explicate, delineate
a-summarize, abstract, synopsize
fabricate
to assemble or construct from separte parts
to make up with the intention of deveiving
s-produce, devise, manufacture, concoct, contrive
facetious
not meant seriously, playful or humorous
s-waggish, whimsical, joking, comic
a-serious, grave, soleman, sober
facsimile
an exact copy
reproduced exactly
s-replica, reproduction, duplicate
fallacy
faulty reasoning; an error in logic a false or mistaken notion
s-mistake, flaw, fault, defect, solecism
fathom
a unit of length roughly equal to six feat and used in the measurement of marine depths
to get to the bottom
s-sound, plumb,probe, delve, penetrate, grasp
fatuous
unconciously foolish, stupid, absurd
s-inane, vacuous, vapid, nonsensical, laughable
a-sensible, intelligent, perceptive, acute, incisive
feasible
possible, both doabl and workable
s-practicle, practicable,usuable, realistic
a-impossible, unworkable, impracticable
feign
to pretend or give a flase appearance of
s-fake, sham, simulate
felicitous
agreeably suited to the purpose or ocassion; aptly or gracefully expressed
s-appropriate, suitable, graceful, agreeable
a-graceless, unseemly, unbecoming, awkward
fetish
an object believed by primitive peoples to have magical powers
an object of unreasonably excessive attention or reverance
s-charm, amulet, talisman, fixation
exodus
a departure, usually of large numbers
s-flight, escape, migration
a-arrival, influx, immigration
exotic
foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strickingly unusual
s-alien, stricking, extraordinary
expedient
advantageous to one's interest or purpose
an emergeny course of action; a means to an end
s-convienient, oppurtune, timely, practical, device, scheme, design
a-disadvantageuous, unserviable, unsuitable
exploit
to use to thegreatest possible advantage
a brillant often selfishly or heroic deed.
s- capitalization, feat, heroics, coup
expound
to explain in detail
s-carify, elucidate, explicate, delineate
a-summarize, abstract, synopsize
fabricate
to assemble or construct from separte parts
to make up with the intention of deveiving
s-produce, devise, manufacture, concoct, contrive
facetious
not meant seriously, playful or humorous
s-waggish, whimsical, joking, comic
a-serious, grave, soleman, sober
facsimile
an exact copy
reproduced exactly
s-replica, reproduction, duplicate
fallacy
faulty reasoning; an error in logic a false or mistaken notion
s-mistake, flaw, fault, defect, solecism
fathom
a unit of length roughly equal to six feat and used in the measurement of marine depths
to get to the bottom
s-sound, plumb,probe, delve, penetrate, grasp
fatuous
unconciously foolish, stupid, absurd
s-inane, vacuous, vapid, nonsensical, laughable
a-sensible, intelligent, perceptive, acute, incisive
feasible
possible, both doabl and workable
s-practicle, practicable,usuable, realistic
a-impossible, unworkable, impracticable
feign
to pretend or give a flase appearance of
s-fake, sham, simulate
felicitous
agreeably suited to the purpose or ocassion; aptly or gracefully expressed
s-appropriate, suitable, graceful, agreeable
a-graceless, unseemly, unbecoming, awkward
fetish
an object believed by primitive peoples to have magical powers
an object of unreasonably excessive attention or reverance
s-charm, amulet, talisman, fixation