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fad

  

      n  
Informal  
1    an intense but short-lived fashion; craze  
2    a personal idiosyncrasy or whim  
     (C19: of uncertain origin)  
  faddish, faddy      adj  
  faddishness      n  
  faddism      n  
  faddist      n  


FAD  
      n     (Biochem)   flavin adenine dinucleotide: an ester of riboflavin with ADP that acts as the prosthetic group for many flavoproteins  
   See also       FMN  
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FAD  
      n     (Biochem)   flavin adenine dinucleotide: an ester of riboflavin with ADP that acts as the prosthetic group for many flavoproteins  
   See also       FMN  


fad  
      n  
Informal  
1    an intense but short-lived fashion; craze  
2    a personal idiosyncrasy or whim  
     (C19: of uncertain origin)  
  faddish, faddy      adj  
  faddishness      n  
  faddism      n  
  faddist      n  

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fad

  
  
affectation, craze, fancy, fashion, mania, mode, rage, trend, vogue, whim  

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fade, fado, fard, FA

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