Words for the Week – F

Year 7: Function- an activity that is natural to or the purpose of a person or thing. “bridges perform the function of providing access across water”

Year 8: Fundamental- a central or primary rule or principle on which something is based. “two courses cover the fundamentals of microbiology”

Year 9: Facilitate- make (an action or process) easy or easier. “schools were located in the same campus to facilitate the sharing of resources”

Year 10: Finite- limited in size or extent. “every computer has a finite amount of memory”

Year 11: Fluctuate- rise and fall irregularly in number or amount. “trade with other countries tends to fluctuate from year to year”

Year 12: Fallacy- a mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound arguments. “the notion that the camera never lies is a fallacy”

Year 13: Fervent- having or displaying a passionate intensity. “a fervent supporter of the revolution”