finicky

adj. 過分講究的;愛挑剔的 (簡單地說就是龜毛) [excessively particular or fastidious; difficult to please; fussy.]


 

 

ps.

fuss

n.大驚小怪;小題大作 [an excessive display of anxious attention or activity]

  ex. Everyone made a fuss over the new baby.

v.大驚小怪;小題大作

 

 

  

 

 

finite

fin(範圍)-ite

adj.有限的 [ having bounds or limits]

  ex. a finite life span
 有限的生命期

 

 

 

 

 

firearm

fire-arm

n.火器,槍支(特別指手槍、來福槍) [ A weapon, especially a pistol or rifle, capable of firing a projectile and using an explosive charge as a propellant.]

 

 

 

 

 

firefly

fire-fly [有火的蒼蠅]

n.螢火蟲

 

 

 

 

 

fiscal

fisc(money)-al

adj.財政的;會計的 [ of or pertaining to financial matters]

  ex.The U.S. government fiscal year legally ends on September 30.
  美國政府會計年度法定為九月三十日結束。

adj.國庫的 [of or pertaining to the public treasury(國庫) or revenues]

 

review

confiscate v.將...充公;徵收

 

 

 

 

 

 

fissure

fiss(cleft;裂縫)-ure

n.裂縫 [A long narrow opening; a crack or cleft.]

  ex. a fissure on the wall.

 

 

字源:1375-1425; late ME < L fissūra cleaving, cleft, fissure, equiv. to fiss(us) divided (see fissi- ) + -ūra -ure

ps.

fission

n.分裂

n.[物] 核分裂

 

 

 

 

 

fixate

fix(v.使固定)-ate

v.注視 [To focus one's eyes or attention on]

v.固定 [to fix; make stable or stationary.]

 

ps.(補充)

fixation 固著;在心理學上指的是滯留作用
弗洛伊德認為5 歲以前是人的一生中發展的重要階段,在這幾年內,本能的發展過程中很可能會產生多次的失敗。一個人在某個發展階段如果得到滿足太少,那麼他會害怕不敢進入 下一個階段;如果得到滿足太多,也沒有動機再往前進,滯留作用於是發生。一旦發生滯留現象,個人雖然發展到後期,但仍然努力希望得到和早期階段相同的滿 足。

 

 

 

 

 

 

flaccid

flac(=flab)-id

adj.軟弱的 [ soft and limp; not firm; flabby]

  ex. flaccid cheeks
  鬆弛的臉頰

 

flacc-id

flabb-y

 

字源:1620, from Fr. flaccide, from L. flaccidus "flabby," from flaccus "flabby," of uncertain origin

 

 

 

 

 

 

flag

n.旗

v.無力地下垂;萎垂 [ to fall off in vigor, energy, activity, interest]

  ex. Her interest in music has begun to flag.
  她對音樂的興趣逐漸淡薄了

 

flag:vigor=waver:resolution  
衰弱缺乏精力=動搖缺乏決心

 

 

 

flagging

flag-ing

adj.下垂的  [drooping]

adj.衰弱的  [Declining; weakening]

  ex. flagging strength.

  ex. Despite numerous failures, they continued to conduct the experiment without flagging.
  儘管實驗幾次都失敗了,他們仍毫不氣餒地繼續進行。

 

 

flaggy

flag-y

adj.下垂的、衰弱的  [drooping; flagging]

 

 

 

 

 

 

flagrant

flagr(=flame;burn)-ant

adj.罪惡昭彰的 [Conspicuously bad, offensive, or reprehensible; blatant]

  ex. Flagrant crime
  滔天大罪

 

ps. 聖安東尼奧馬刺隊的 Bruce Bowen

 

 

c.f

flagrant    adj.惡名昭彰的

fragrant    adj.芳香的  [把r想成 = rose]

 

 

review

conflagration [con-flagr-ation]

n.大火災(ex.森林大火)

 

 

 

 

 

flail

n.連枷 [an instrument for threshing grain]

  ex. To thresh using a flail.
  用連枷脫粒

v.用連枷打(穀類)

 

 

flail   n.連枷  [有"l"的比較像棒棒]

frail   a.脆弱的   // frail 延伸出--> friable adj.易脆的

 

 

 

 

 

 

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