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Vocabulary Unit 16. Exodus: Noun- A departure, usually of large numbers of people. When war came to the mainland, the native people quickly organized a large exodus. Exotic: Adjective- Foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual.

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Exodus noun a departure usually of large numbers of people
Exodus:Noun- A departure, usually of large numbers of people.

Exotic adjective foreign charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual
Exotic: organized a large exodus.Adjective- Foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual.

Expedient: exotic wildlife.Adjective- advantageous to one’s interest or purpose.Noun- An emergency course of action; a means to an end.

Adj: We must find the most expedient way to finance our project.Noun: Cutting back on staff to save money is not the only expedient open to us.

Exploit: project.Verb- To use to the greatest possible advantage (often selfishly)Noun- A brilliant or heroic deed.

Verb: People often exploit children for their own needs. project.Noun: Because he took such pride in his war exploits, we buried him in his uniform.

Expound verb to explain in detail
Expound: project.Verb- To explain in detail.

Fabricate: project.Verb- To assemble or construct from separate parts. To make up with the intention of deceiving.

Facetious adjective not meant seriously playful or humorous
Facetious: done his research paper.Adjective- Not meant seriously; playful or humorous.

Facsimile noun an exact copy adjective reproduced exactly
Facsimile: they were being facetious.Noun- An exact copy.Adjective- Reproduced exactly.

N: Art books often carry accurate facsimiles of paintings. they were being facetious.Adj: Usually, a photocopy is a facsimile of the original.

Fallacy noun faulty reasoning an error in logic a false or mistaken notion
Fallacy: they were being facetious.Noun- Faulty reasoning, an error in logic. A false or mistaken notion.

Fathom: they were being facetious.Noun- A unit of length used to measure marine depths (6 feet)Verb: To get to the bottom of; to understand.

N: The Titanic lies beneath hundreds of fathoms of water. they were being facetious.V: I cannot fathom why some people like caviar.

Fatuous adjective unconsciously foolish stupid or absurd
Fatuous: they were being facetious.Adjective- Unconsciously foolish, stupid, or absurd.

Feasible adjective possible both doable and workable
Feasible: they were being facetious.Adjective- Possible; both doable and workable.

Feign verb to pretend or give a false appearance of
Feign: Christmas.Verb- To pretend or give a false appearance of.

Felicitous adjective agreeably suited to the purpose or occasion aptly or gracefully expressed
Felicitous: Christmas.Adjective- Agreeably suited to the purpose or occasion; aptly or gracefully expressed.

Fetish: somber nature of the meeting.Noun- An object believed among primitive peoples to have magical powers. An object of unreasonably excessive attention or reverence.

Jason has a fetish for spicy foods
Jason has a fetish for spicy foods. somber nature of the meeting.