GLOSSARY 325 factitious: Created by art rather than nature; artificial. Fallacious: False; misleading; deceptive. Falsa vocal cords: A pair of membranous folds above the true vocal cords. Faradlc: Relating to an induced current, a current that is regularly and frequently interrupted. Faradisation: Treatment with a faradic current Farcical: Of the nature of a farce. Fear-neurosis: A nervous disturbance marked by fear. Febrile: Relating to a fever. FetlsMstic: Superstitious. Fiasco: A conspicuous failure; a farce. Fiats Literally, " let it be done "; the decision to act. Fidelity: Faithfulness; adherence to truth or fact. Flmnent: A fibre; a thread. Filial * Issuing from as offspring; relating to a son or daughter. Fixate; To focus with the eyes; look at intently. Flageolet: A musical iostrument somewhat resembling a flute. Mm: To bend. Flexibility: The quality of being flexible or pliable. Fluctuate; To waver; pass back and forth. foci: Plural of focus. Focus: A point of concentration; central point. Formative: Giving form; relating to formation. Formulate: To give form to; to put or state in exact form. Frttttum: The small band or ligament beneath the tongue. fraternity: A brotherhood; an organized body. Freebooter: One that roams in search of plunder; a robber. French leave: Secret departure or absence. Fricative: Marked by friction of the breath. Friigtl; Sparing; saving* Fugacious: Fleeting; vanishmg; disappearing. Fugitive: Readily escaping; fleeting.