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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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Expedient: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: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.Noun: Because he took such pride in his war exploits, we buried him in his uniform.
Fabricate:Verb- To assemble or construct from separate parts. To make up with the intention of deceiving.
N: Art books often carry accurate facsimiles of paintings.Adj: Usually, a photocopy is a facsimile of the original.
Fathom: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.V: I cannot fathom why some people like caviar.
felicitous adjective agreeably suited to the purpose or occasion aptly or gracefully expressed
Felicitous:Adjective- Agreeably suited to the purpose or occasion; aptly or gracefully expressed.
Fetish:Noun- An object believed among primitive peoples to have magical powers. An object of unreasonably excessive attention or reverence.