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Meanings of Faulting:

noun

The production of a fault or faults in a rock formation.

Usage examples:

A complex pattern of faulting
verb

Criticize for inadequacy or mistakes.

Usage examples:

Her superiors could not fault her dedication to the job

Meanings of Faultless:

adjective

Free from defect or error.

Usage examples:

Your logic is faultless

Meanings of Faultlessly:

adverb

In a way that is perfect or without mistakes

Usage examples:

The technical bits of the security system all worked faultlessly., she seems very sweet, and faultl…

Faults

fɒlt

Meanings of Faults:

noun

An unattractive or unsatisfactory feature, especially in a piece of work or in a person's character.

Usage examples:

My worst fault is impatience
verb

Criticize for inadequacy or mistakes.

Usage examples:

Her superiors could not fault her dedication to the job

Faulty

ˈfɒl.ti

Meanings of Faulty:

adjective

Not working or made correctly; having defects.

Usage examples:

A faulty brake

Faun

fɔːn

Meanings of Faun:

noun

One of a class of lustful rural gods, represented as a man with a goat's horns, ears, legs, and tail.

Usage examples:

‘he's fond of unicorns, centaurs, fauns, dragons of course, and humans,’ said misty.

Fauna

ˈfɔː.nə

Meanings of Fauna:

noun

The animals of a particular region, habitat, or geological period.

Usage examples:

The flora and fauna of siberia

Meanings of Faunae:

noun

The animals of a particular region, habitat, or geological period.

Usage examples:

The flora and fauna of siberia

Meanings of Faunal:

adjective

Relating to the animals of a particular region, habitat, or geological period.

Usage examples:

The faunal remains include deer, squirrel, and many pigs

Faunas

ˈfɔːnə

Meanings of Faunas:

noun

The animals of a particular region, habitat, or geological period.

Usage examples:

The flora and fauna of siberia

Fauns

fɔːn

Meanings of Fauns:

noun

One of a class of lustful rural gods, represented as a man with a goat's horns, ears, legs, and tail.

Usage examples:

‘he's fond of unicorns, centaurs, fauns, dragons of course, and humans,’ said misty.

Fauntleroy

ˈfɔːntlərɔɪ

Meanings of Fauntleroy:

noun

An excessively well-mannered or elaborately dressed young boy.

Usage examples:

It's like working with a covey of little lord fauntleroys.

Meanings of Faunus:

proper noun

An ancient italian pastoral god, grandson of saturn, associated with wooded places.

Meanings of Faust:

proper noun

(died c.1540), german astronomer and necromancer. reputed to have sold his soul to the devil, he became the subject of a drama by goethe, an opera by gounod, and a novel by thomas mann.

Faustian

ˈfaʊ.sti.ən

Meanings of Faustian:

adjective

Relating to or resembling faust, a german astronomer and necromancer reputed to have sold his soul to the devil.

Usage examples:

Modern celebrities enter into a faustian pact with the general public

Faut

ˌkɒm ɪl ˈfəʊ

Meanings of Faut:

adjective

Behaving or dressing in the right way in public according to formal rules of social behaviour

Usage examples:

Trust me - it's not comme il faut to wear a pink tie to a funeral.

Meanings of Faute:

abbreviation

Delaware (in official postal use).

adverb

Because there is nothing better available

Usage examples:

Most conservatives may end up supporting him, faute de mieux.

Meanings of Fauteuil:

noun

A wooden seat in the form of an armchair with open sides and upholstered arms.

Usage examples:

A set of six louis xv fauteuils

Fauteuils

fəʊˈtəːi

Meanings of Fauteuils:

noun

A wooden seat in the form of an armchair with open sides and upholstered arms.

Usage examples:

A set of six louis xv fauteuils

Fauve

fəʊv

Meanings of Fauve:

noun

A member of a group of french painters who favoured fauvism.

Usage examples:

The fauve movement

Fauves

fəʊv

Meanings of Fauves:

noun

A member of a group of french painters who favoured fauvism.

Usage examples:

The fauve movement

Fauvism

ˈfəʊvɪz(ə)m

Meanings of Fauvism:

noun

A style of painting with vivid expressionistic and non-naturalistic use of colour that flourished in paris from 1905 and, although short-lived, had an important influence on subsequent artists, especially the german expressionists. matisse was regarded as the movement's leading figure.

Usage examples:

His style reminds somewhat of french fauvism or german expressionism.

Meanings of Fauvisms:

noun

A style of painting with vivid expressionistic and non-naturalistic use of colour that flourished in paris from 1905 and, although short-lived, had an important influence on subsequent artists, especially the german expressionists. matisse was regarded as the movement's leading figure.

Usage examples:

His style reminds somewhat of french fauvism or german expressionism.

Faux

fəʊ

Meanings of Faux:

adjective

Made in imitation; artificial.

Usage examples:

A rope of faux pearls

Faux pas

ˌfəʊ ˈpɑː

Meanings of Faux pas:

idiom

A socially awkward or tactless act

noun

An embarrassing or tactless act or remark in a social situation.

Usage examples:

‘i was suddenly sick in the back of their car’—it was years before he could confess his faux pas to…

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