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1) § 18. -fy. 8. Word Formation. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
...The verb suffix -fy, which means to make or cause to become, derives from Latin ficare or ficari, from facere, meaning to do or make. Thus purify means to make pure,...

2) -fy. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Cause to become; make: basify. Middle English -fien, from Old French -fier, from Latin -ficre, -ficr, from -ficus, -fic....

3) FY. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...fiscal year...

4) Alquife (al-kē-fy). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A famous enchanter, introduced into the romances of ancient times, especially those relating to Am adis of Gaul. 1...

5) 62526. Unknown. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:62526 QUOTATION:'O fy gar ride, and fy gar rin,And haste ye find these traitors again;For she's be burnt and he's be slain,The wearifu' gaberlunzie man.' ATTRIBUTION:Unknown...

6) 519. Ballad on Mr. Heron's Election-No. 2. Burns, Robert. 1909-14. Poems and Songs. The Harvard Classics
... Tune— Fy, let us a to the Bridal. FY, let us a to Kirkcudbright, For there will be bickerin there; For Murray s light horse are to muster, And O how the heroes will...

7) ramify. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: ramˇiˇfied, ramˇiˇfyˇing, ramˇiˇfies1. To have complicating consequences or outgrowths: The problem merely ramified after the unsuccessful meeting....

8) diversify. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: diˇverˇsiˇfied, diˇverˇsiˇfyˇing, diˇverˇsiˇfies1a. To give variety to; vary: diversify a menu. b. To extend (business activities) into disparate...

9) qualify. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: qualˇiˇfied, qualˇiˇfyˇing, qualˇiˇfies1. To describe by enumerating the characteristics or qualities of; characterize. 2. To make competent or eligible...

10) modify. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: modˇiˇfied, modˇiˇfyˇing, modˇiˇfies1. To change in form or character; alter. 2. To make less extreme, severe, or strong: refused to modify her stand...

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