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fabricate

Short Definition : build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society

Definition
(verb) put together out of artificial or natural components or parts
Synonyms : construct manufacture
Example Sentence
  • the company fabricates plastic chairs
  • They manufacture small toys
  • He manufactured a popular cereal
Definition
(verb) make up something artificial or untrue
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i ATE FABRIC..do u believe..i suppose no...!!!

fabric+ate.....AS THE FABRIC IS made from white threads, which is later on dyed and coloured to give it another appearance..like wise if we make up a story and add it to what one said..we are lying (fabricating the truth).

facet

Short Definition : small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side

Definition
(noun) a distinct feature or element in a problem
Synonyms : aspect
Example Sentence
  • he studied every facet of the question
Definition
(noun) a smooth surface (as of a bone or cut gemstone)
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remember a multi-facet personality....one who has multi(many) FACET(dimension or SIDE)

Just as we say face of a coin; i.e. a side of coin we can say that a specific diamond has eight faces (facets)

facet = "face"(plane surface) + acet(asset)(gems or jewellery) plane suface of gem

the reflection is coming from the gems plane surface you cannot FACE iT in sun

facet = plane smooth surface or having distinct feature or element of problem now he studied every facet of a question but karate karte wo facet surface pe face pe gir gaya

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the FACE(side) of a polygon

facet = face turn towards us.

facetious

Short Definition : joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous

Definition
(adj) cleverly amusing in tone
Example Sentence
  • a bantering tone
  • facetious remarks
  • tongue-in-cheek advice
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someone who makes funny faces Facetious>>>Face is not Serious

Face-tease, tease by making funny faces

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FACE....SO THINK OF someone who never give serious look on his face.

take facetious remarks in a facetious manner and enjoy life

Sarcasm can be both positive and negative; facetiousness is only the positive form. Facial expressions are typically only used during sarcasm to add humor. So if the FACE is involved, its amusing. Think: <B>Sarcastic Face</B>.

mnemonic (memory aid) : FACETIOUS ~ face + t + (ser) ious; if you ever face any facetious remarks, you should not take them seriously.

face ticklish

face teasing in serious times,being funny in an inappropriate situation

FACETIOUS = face + ti + o + us; That is now making gossip towards us.

make a mockery of hitler's mustache . be cause he is a FACIST

facile

Short Definition : easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting

Definition
(adj) arrived at without due care or effort; lacking depth
Example Sentence
  • too facile a solution for so complex a problem
Definition
(adj) performing adroitly and without effort
Example Sentence
  • a facile hand
Definition
(adj) expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
Example Sentence
  • able to dazzle with his facile tongue
  • silver speech
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for facile

fluent fluent baat karke ladki fascile(fasaayi)

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Facile---> Face i will.... i will be able to face the problem (/person) beacause it is EASY (REQUIRES VERY LITTLE EFFORT) to solve

face+easily

the word sounds like 'fisalna' itna fluent tha ki fisal gaya

faasil speaks poetically and fluently to tv shows. he is eloquent director

"facil" is a word in Spanish that means "easy".

facile -> face it easily

facile sounds facility so if u get get facility it will be EASY....

"Fuck, I'll" do it! Because it's easy.

FACILE; means face i will i.e i will face whatever the problem will be.

express your self (airtel)

facilitate

Short Definition : help bring about; make less difficult

Definition
(verb) make easier
Synonyms : alleviate ease
Example Sentence
  • you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge
Definition
(verb) be of use
Synonyms : help
Example Sentence
  • This will help to prevent accidents
Definition
(verb) increase the likelihood of (a response)
Example Sentence
  • The stimulus facilitates a delayed impulse
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for facilitate

when you provide FACILITIES(facilit+ ate).. it makes things less difficult.

facsimile

Short Definition : copy

Definition
(noun) an exact copy or reproduction
Synonyms : autotype
Definition
(noun) duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio
Synonyms : facsimile machine fax
Definition
(verb) send something via a facsimile machine
Synonyms : fax telefax
Example Sentence
  • Can you fax me the report right away?
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for facsimile

focus on simile (similar) and fac (fax).. both these words signify 'copy'

Fac(Fact)+simile(smile) - It is a fact of life that if u smile 2 some1 he would smile u back! i.e. copy u!

sounds like fax..and fax means to replicate or make a copy

Her FACE is SIMILAR

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sounds like Fake which means an exact copy or reproduction.

fax + miles bhej.. fax woh hain jo same copy bheje

faction

Short Definition : party; clique (within a large group); dissension

Definition
(noun) a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue
Synonyms : cabal camarilla junto
Definition
(noun) a dissenting clique
Synonyms : sect
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faction -> fraction means fraction of a large party

sound like function ..means party

Fraction is a small part in numbers , similarly fraction is small part in political party.

Fake action in the clique

People with different facts will face dissensions easily.

faction: Remember the game Red Faction - faction here means a group

faction = fraction means part -- party :)

FACTION = female action on society is done always in group.

factious

Short Definition : inclined to form factions; causing dissension

Definition
(adj) dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)
Synonyms : dissentious divisive
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factious = fact + ious. factious people are so concerned about their facts (views). so they wont agree with others. so factious means opposition or dissenting

FACTious: remember FACTorize

Factious can be remembered as a FACTory having a fight between board members, because of some FACTrIOUS people

factious..fact(iou)s...when pronounced sounds like FAX....so you recieved a fax stating about the rivals factions within the administration which is causing dissensions among members.

(fac)FAX + (ctious)Caution -> be prepared for trouble(dissension)

FACTIOUS = fact + ti + o + us; The fact transmit on us i.e we are guilty.

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