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febrile of, concerning, or marked by fever; feverish.
February the second month of the Gregorian calendar year, usu. having twenty-eight days, but having one additional day every leap, or fourth, year.
fecal of, pertaining to, consisting of, or being feces.
feces animal waste excreted from the intestines through the anus; excrement.
feckless weak or incompetent; ineffective. [2 definitions]
fecund capable of producing abundant fruit or offspring; fruitful; fertile. [2 definitions]
fecundate to make fruitful or productive. [2 definitions]
Fed. abbreviation of "Federal."
fed past tense and past participle of feed.
fedayeen Arab commandos operating esp. against Israel.
federal of or relating to a system of government in which a number of states are united under and recognize the authority of a central government, yet have their own governments as well. [2 definitions]
Federal Bureau of Investigation a U.S. agency of the Justice Department responsible for investigating violations of federal criminal law.
Federal Communications Commission a U.S. agency whose duty is to regulate the various communications industries including telephone, radio and television, and satellites.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation a U.S. governmental agency that insures deposits in member commercial banks up to a certain amount to protect the public against a bank's failure, and can act to prevent a bank's failure. (abbr.: FDIC)
Federal Insurance Contributions Act a federal tax law requiring employers to withhold a certain amount from employees' paychecks or wages for deposit in governmental accounts that fund Social Security. (abbr.: FICA)
federalism the principles of federal government. [2 definitions]
federalist a supporter of federalism. [3 definitions]
Federalist party an early U.S. political party that favored adoption of the Constitution and a strong federal government.
federalize to bring together in a federal union. [2 definitions]
Federal Reserve Bank any of twelve central district banks in the U.S. Federal Reserve System.
Federal Reserve note U.S. paper currency in various denominations issued by a Federal Reserve Bank.