functionary

function-ary

n. 公務員(尤指政府的)[a person who functions in a specified capacity, esp. in government service; an official]

  ex. civil servants, bureaucrats, and other functionaries.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

fundamental

fundament-al

adj.基本的 [serving as, or being an essential part of, a foundation or basis]

  ex. the fundamental laws of the universe.

n.基本原則、原理 [a basic principle, rule, law, or the like, that serves as the groundwork of a system]

  ex. Fresh air is fundamental to good health.
  空氣新鮮是身體健康之必需。

 

  ps. fundament [found-ment] n.基本原理

 

 

 

 

 

 

fungi / fungus(single)

n.菌類; 蘑菇

 

ps.1 Wow! Fungi plant growth - The Private Life of Plants - David Attenborough - BBC wildlife

ps.2 fungi wiki

ps. 3 方吉 菇菇筆 2013 很紅的

fungi:ecologist=motivation:psychologist
生態學家研究菌類=心理學家研究動機

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

fungicide

fungi-cide

n.殺真菌劑 [A chemical substance that destroys or inhibits the growth of fungi.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

furnace

furn(burn)-ace(地點)

n.熔爐  [ a structure or apparatus in which heat may be generated, as for heating houses, smelting ores, or producing steam.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

furor

fur(burn)-or

n.騷動,喧鬧 [A general commotion; public disorder or uproar.]

n.轟動 [A fashion adopted enthusiastically by the public; a fad.] 

  ex. this book creates a furor.

n. 狂怒 [Violent anger; frenzy]

 

ps.1 furor celtica 塞爾特狂熱 (攻城器製造所單位生命值加 50%)

塞爾特狂熱是在英雄威廉華勒斯出現以前,塞爾特人居住地-當今愛爾蘭,一直受到英國之強力壓迫,直到的威廉華勒斯出現,他激起了塞爾特人的民族意識,此稱塞爾特狂熱。

威廉華勒斯就是William Wallace,電影《英雄本色》就是說他的故事

 

ps.2 Furies

複仇女神;Furies決不罷休地追究每一件兇惡殘暴的事,特別是殺害親屬。高傲專橫、違背誓言和怠慢客人也要遭到懲罰

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

furrow

n.犁溝 [a narrow groove made in the ground, esp. by a plow.]

  ex. to make a furrow in the ground

v.犁田 [to make a furrow or furrows in.]

v.使起皺紋 [to make wrinkles in (the face)]

 

整理:

burrow    n.地洞 (兔子、鼴鼠挖的)

 

furrow    n.犁溝、皺紋

 

harrow    n.耙 ( 用於打碎犁過的泥土的農具 )
               v.使遭受巨大的悲傷和折磨

plow      n.犁 = plough[英式用語]    v.犁地

 

 

 

fallow   n.休耕地   adj.休耕的

fellow   n.夥伴

[沒有夥伴(fellow)一起幫忙,只好讓地休耕(fallow)了]

 

hoe  n.鋤頭 ( 用於割草、耕作及園藝 )

hew v.用斧砍伐

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

furtive

adj.偷偷的;鬼鬼祟祟的 [taken, done, used, etc., surreptitiously or by stealth; secret]

  ex. The man's furtive manner made the policeman follow him.
  這人鬼鬼祟祟的舉止引得警察跟蹤了他。

 

1480-90; < L furtīvus, equiv. to furt(um) theft (cf. fūr thief) + -īvus -ive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

fusillade

n/v.連續齊射 [ simultaneous or continuous discharge of firearms.]

  ex. attack with fusillade.

  ex. A fusillade of insults.
  接連不斷的侮辱

 

聯想:fus(e) + ill + ade  一起開火齊射(fusillade)是生病(ill)的導火線(fuse)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

fusion

fuse-ion

n.熔化,熔解 [The act or procedure of liquefying or melting by the application of heat.]

  ex. when heating, the fusion of ice occurs.

n.熔合 [The merging of different elements into a union]

  ex. The fusion of copper and zinc makes the metal brass.
  銅和鋅的熔化製成黃銅。

 

ps.1

fuse n.導火線 n.保險絲 v.融合

 

ps.2

fission

n.分裂  n.[物] 核分裂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

fussy

fuss-y

adj.大驚小怪的;難以取悅的 [Easily upset;requiring great attention to sometimes trivial details]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

fusty

adj.發霉味的 [having a stale smell; moldy; musty]

adj.守舊的;過時的 [old-fashioned or out-of-date]

 

fusty adj.發霉味的、腐朽的
dusty adj.滿是灰塵的
  (古舊房間裡滿是灰塵且發了霉味)

 

ps.

在flickr上有個名叫 Fusty Box的攝影家

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

futile

fut-ile

adj.無效的,無用的 [ incapable of producing any result; ineffective; useless]

  ex. Any added word would have been commonplace and futile.
  再說任何話都會是平凡無聊,毫無價值的。

 

  音:fut(few)-ile

 

ps. futility n.無效,無用

 

 

 

 

 

 

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