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ferment a substance that causes the chemical change of fermentation. [4 definitions]
fermentation the chemical change of a sugar into alcohol. Fermentation produces gas bubbles. [2 definitions]
fern a family of plants with large green leaves shaped like feathers. Ferns do not make flowers or seeds.
ferocious fierce; savage.
ferret a European polecat that has been domesticated for use in hunting rabbits and rodents. [4 definitions]
Ferris wheel a ride at a carnival or amusement park made of a very large upright wheel with seats hanging from the rim. A motor turns the wheel while people sit in the seats.
ferry a boat or ship that carries people or freight back and forth across a river or other body of water. [2 definitions]
fertile producing or able to produce farm crops or other plant life. [3 definitions]
fertilize to make able to produce babies, seeds, fruit, or eggs. [3 definitions]
fertilizer a natural or chemical substance added to soil to make it better for growing plants.
festival a ceremony or celebration that repeats, often once a year, and involves special activities or amusements. [2 definitions]
festive of, relating to, or intended for a feast or celebration. [2 definitions]
festivity a celebration; festival. [2 definitions]
fetch to go for (something) and bring back, or cause (a person) to come; get.
feud anger, unfriendliness, or fighting between families or other related groups that lasts for a long time. [2 definitions]
feudalism a political and economic system in Europe and Japan during the Middle Ages. Royal or noble families owned the land and allowed people to live on and farm the land in return for a share of the crops and their service in war.
fever a body temperature higher than normal that is usually caused by illness. [2 definitions]
few only a small number of. [2 definitions]
few and far between not often happening; seldom seen.
fewer comparative of "few." [2 definitions]
fiancÚ a man who is engaged to be married.