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(rhymes with “day”)

This word is a multi-tasker. It has all sorts of useful meanings…

1. noun: A dispute, fight, struggle, or disorderly incident.
Example: When things got

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(pronounced FREHT)

Don’t fret! OK, we’re not speaking of worrying, but of lovely decorative work. This ornamentation is often in relief and consists of repeating small straight bars intersecting one another in right or oblique angles. Many

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(pronounced FREHT-werk)

Fretwork is a decorative “network” (an easy way to remember it) of work designed with frets, which are mostly carved in low relief on a solid background of wood, metal, or stone. It is also

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(pronounced freez or free-ZAY)

This tricky word can mean two completely different design-related things, depending on how it’s pronounced. We’ll explain…

In its architectural sense, it’s pronounced “freez” (rhymes with “bees”)

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(pronounced free-SOH)

You know how your hair almost feels like it is standing on end when you suddenly get excited about something" Use that amusing image of your frizzed out roots to remember this word, which means

FRP
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(pronounced like the initials: eff-ar-pee)

This abbreviation stands for “fiberglass reinforced panels”, which are commonly used on walls and ceilings in public and company restrooms, kitchens and serving areas, and any other wet areas