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fighting chance a slight possibility of victory or success if great effort is exerted.
figment something imaginary or invented.
figuration the act of forming something into a particular figure, or the resulting figure. [3 definitions]
figurative not meant to be interpreted in a literal way; metaphorical. [3 definitions]
figure a number or other written symbol other than a letter of the alphabet. [16 definitions]
figured shaped, formed, or fashioned. [3 definitions]
figurehead the titular head of an organization who has no real power. [2 definitions]
figure of speech an expression, such as a metaphor, hyperbole, or simile, that uses words in a nonliteral, unusual, or intensive manner to produce a certain effect; trope.
figure out to find an answer to a problem or puzzling question by using the power of the mind.
figure skating ice skating in which the skater traces elaborate figures on ice or, in competition, executes athletic jumps and dance movements.
figurine a small, molded or sculpted ornamental figure; statuette.
figwort any of various woodland plants that bear loose, branched clusters of small green or purple flowers. [2 definitions]
Fiji a southwestern Pacific island country northeast of Australia.
Fijian of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Fiji, its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]
filagree variant of filigree.
filament a fine strand, as of thread, fiber, or wire. [3 definitions]
filaria any of various threadlike roundworms that are parasitic in the blood of vertebrates and are transmitted by bloodsucking insects.
filariasis an infestation of filarial worms in the bloodstream, lymphatic system, and other tissues which causes chronic swelling, blindness, or elephantiasis if untreated.
filbert the round, smooth-shelled nut of certain cultivated European hazel trees; hazelnut. [2 definitions]
filch to steal (usu. something of slight value) in a sly manner; pilfer.