funeral

  1. a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated

    Synonyms : obsequy
    Type Of : ceremony, observance, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion
    Examples :
    • hundreds of people attended his funeral

feudal

  1. of or relating to or characteristic of feudalism

    Synonyms : feudalistic

fly

  1. pass away rapidly

    Synonyms : fell, vanish
    Type Of : go by, slip by, glide by, elapse, slide by, go along, slip away, pass, lapse
  2. decrease rapidly and disappear

    Synonyms : vanish, vaporize
    Type Of : diminish, fall, decrease, lessen
  3. travel through the air; be airborne

    Synonyms : wing
    Type Of : locomote, go, move, travel
    Examples :
    • Man cannot fly
  4. run away quickly

    Synonyms : flee, take flight
    Type Of : run, turn tail, take to the woods, scat, scarper, run away, break away, bunk, escape, fly the coop, head for the hills, hightail it, lam
  5. flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent

    Synonyms : fly sheet, rainfly, tent-fly, tent flap
    Type Of : flap
  6. operate an airplane

    Synonyms : aviate, pilot
    Type Of : control, operate
  7. an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth

    Synonyms : fly front
    Type Of : opening
  8. (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air

    Synonyms : fly ball
    Type Of : hit, hitting, striking
  9. be dispersed or disseminated

    Type Of : go, locomote, move, travel
    Examples :
    • Rumors and accusations are flying
  10. cause to fly or float

    Examples :
    • fly a kite
  11. change quickly from one emotional state to another

    Type Of : change
    Examples :
    • fly into a rage
  12. display in the air or cause to float

    Type Of : show
    Examples :
    • fly a kite
    • All nations fly their flags in front of the U.N.
  13. fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect

    Type Of : fish lure, fisherman's lure
  14. hit a fly

    Type Of : hit
  15. move quickly or suddenly

    Type Of : move
  16. transport by aeroplane

    Type Of : transport, carry
    Examples :
    • We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America
  17. travel in an airplane

    Type Of : travel
    Examples :
    • she is flying to Cincinnati tonight
    • Are we driving or flying?
  18. travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft

    Type Of : travel, journey
    Examples :
    • Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic
  19. two-winged insects characterized by active flight

    Type Of : dipterous insect, two-winged insects, dipteron, dipteran
  20. (British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked

fume

  1. treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests

    Synonyms : fumigate
    Type Of : process, treat
  2. be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face

    Synonyms : reek
    Type Of : exudate, exude, ooze, ooze out, transude
  3. a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas

    Synonyms : smoke
    Type Of : aerosol
  4. emit a cloud of fine particles

    Synonyms : smoke
    Type Of : emit, give off, give out
  5. be mad, angry, or furious

    Type Of : feel, experience

flair

  1. distinctive and stylish elegance

    Synonyms : dash, elan, panache, style
    Type Of : elegance
  2. a shape that spreads outward

    Synonyms : flare
    Type Of : shape, form
  3. a natural talent

    Synonyms : genius
    Type Of : gift, endowment, natural endowment, talent
    Examples :
    • he has a flair for mathematics

forecasting

  1. a statement made about the future

    Synonyms : foretelling, prediction, prognostication
    Type Of : statement

fetishism

  1. sexual arousal or gratification resulting from handling a fetish (or a specific part of the body other than the sexual organs)

    Synonyms : fetichism
    Type Of : paraphilia
  2. a belief in the magical power of fetishes (or the worship of a fetish)

    Synonyms : fetichism
    Type Of : belief

falsifiable

  1. capable of being tested (verified or falsified) by experiment or observation

    Synonyms : confirmable, verifiable

familiarization

  1. the experience of becoming familiar with something

    Synonyms : familiarisation
    Type Of : experience

formation

  1. (geology) the geological features of the earth

    Synonyms : geological formation
    Type Of : object, physical object
  2. the act of forming or establishing something

    Synonyms : constitution, establishment, organisation, organization
    Type Of : beginning, commencement, start
  3. the act of fabricating something in a particular shape

    Synonyms : shaping
    Type Of : manufacture, manufacturing, fabrication
  4. an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit

    Type Of : arrangement
    Examples :
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  5. a particular spatial arrangement

    Type Of : arrangement, placement
  6. creation by mental activity

    Type Of : creating by mental acts
    Examples :
    • the formation of sentences
    • the formation of memories
  7. natural process that causes something to form

    Type Of : action, natural action, natural process, activity
    Examples :
    • the formation of gas in the intestine
    • the formation of crystals
    • the formation of pseudopods