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fasces a pack of rods surrounding an ax so that only its blade projects, used esp. during ancient Roman times as a symbol of power and authority.
fascia a thin layer of tissue connecting or supporting internal organs or parts of the body. [3 definitions]
fascicle a small bundle or cluster of fibers, such as stems, flowers, or leaves in plants, or nerve fibers in animals. [2 definitions]
fasciculate arranged in small bundles or clusters.
fascinate to capture and hold the attention and interest of; spellbind. [3 definitions]
fascinating capable of capturing one's interest and attention; enchanting; spellbinding.
fascination the act of fascinating, or the condition or an instance of becoming fascinated. [2 definitions]
fascinator a person or object that captures attention, charms, or allures. [2 definitions]
fascism (often cap.) a system of government characterized by strong, often dictatorial control of political and economic affairs, and often by warlike nationalism and brutal suppression of political dissidents and ethnic minorities. [3 definitions]
fascist (sometimes cap.) a person who belongs to, adopts the values of, or imitates the practices of an organization devoted to fascism. [2 definitions]
Fascisti Italy's fascist party led by Benito Mussolini, or the members thereof.
fashion the style of dress or conduct in current favor. [6 definitions]
fashionable conforming to current trends or styles. [2 definitions]
fashion plate a person who usu. dresses in the latest, most stylish clothes. [2 definitions]
fast1 moving or operating, or having the ability to move or operate, with speed. [12 definitions]
fast2 to cease to eat food. [4 definitions]
fastback on an automobile, a sloping back curving from the top to the rear bumper in an unbroken convex line, or an automobile that has such a back.
fastball in baseball, a high-speed pitch usu. thrown straight.
fast break a play, esp. in basketball, in which a team advances quickly down the playing area to try to score before the defense is prepared.
fast day a day in which one abstains from eating, esp. as a religious duty.
fasten to attach, join, or affix securely to something else or in place. [8 definitions]