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(pronounced FOH-lee-ay-ted)

This is not what you make an appointment at the spa for – that’s exfoliation. No, this happy little word is related to foliage – i.e., trees and leaves – and actual foils

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(pronounced foh-LEE duh-grahn-DUHR)

This elegant sounding French term means delusions of grandeur or megalomania — i.e., a lust for power, usually at the expense of others.

Example:

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(pronounced FAH-lee)

Though this fun-to-say word means a foolish act, a costly, misdirected undertaking, or a lack of good sense to most of the world, in the architecture and design sense it is used to

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(pronounced FUT KAN-dehl)

What an odd word, eh? Though it sounds like some kind of homeopathic healing method or a fetish one would find a website dedicated to, it is actually the term for a measurement of

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(pronounced FUT-print)

We’re not referring to the delicate impression that you lovely little feet make on the beach or the muddy blemishes that you track on the rug after working in the garden all morning.

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(pronounced for-RAY)

This tight little word can used either as a verb or a noun. As a verb, it means to raid or invade, but it can also be used in a less violent sense

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(pronounced fown-DAY-shun blawk)

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(pronounced FOR-way swich)

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