Inf. thriller, SI. hair-raiser, Inf. spine-tingler; science fiction; farce, absurdity, nonsense, wild story, tall tale, whopper, folk story; All Music, fantasia, potpourri, medley.
far, adv. 1. afar, far off, far away, a long way off, Inf. a good way off.
2. by far a. incomparably, immeasurably, inimitably; very much, by a great deal, by a long way, Inf. by a long shot, far and away.
b. plainly, clearly, obviously, manifestly, visibly; definitely, positively, decidedly, beyond the shadow of a doubt, beyond doubt.
3. far and wide broadly, widely, extensively, far and near; abroad.
4. far out Slang,
a. unconventional, uncommon, unusual, unique, unorthodox, SI. kinky; marching to a different drummer,
b. radical, extreme, ultra, out of this world, Inf. way out, Inf. too much.
c. recondite, esoteric, abstruse.
5. go far advance, progress, go places, make headway, rise in the world, get on, Inf. get ahead; make a name for oneself, cut a swath, set the world on fire, Inf. make a noise in the world.
-adj. 6. remote, distant, removed, far-off, faraway; far-flung, way-off, out of the way, Godforsaken, back of beyond; inaccessible, out of reach.
7. farther, further, thither, yonder, yon, ulterior.
8. few and far between infrequent, uncommon, unusual; rare, scarce, seldom seen, seldom met with, almost unheard of, Inf. hard to come by.
farce, n. 1. comedy, low comedy, broad or raw comedy, slapstick, Theat. farcetta; burlesque, lampoon, satire, parody, travesty, caricature.
2. foolery, tomfoolery, buffoonery, clownishness; ridiculousness, nonsense, absurdity.
3. mockery, sham, child's play, joke, jest, SI. goof,
farcical, adj. absurd, ludicrous, ridiculous, preposterous; foolish, silly, nonsensical, asinine; funny, comical, humorous, laughable; droll, amusing, facetious.
fare, n. 1. price, fee, charge, cost, exaction, payment; hire, rental, fee.
2. food, nutriment, aliment, viands, edibles, bread; victuals, provisions, rations, commons, comestibles; meals, board, sustenance, nourishment; diet, regimen, menu, table.
-v. 3. eat, feed, partake, break bread; breakfast, lunch, sup; dine, feast, banquet, SI. eat high off the hog.
4. get on, get along, do; make out, make it, live through [s.t.], come out of [s.t.], land.
5. (used impersonally) proceed, go, happen; turn out, end up, finish up.
farewell, interj. 1. good-by, Godspeed, God be with you, adios, adieu, sayonara, aloha; bye, Inf. bye-bye, see you later, Inf. so long, Inf. toodle-oo, Chiefly Brit, ta ta, It. Inf. ciao; until we meet again, Fr. au re-voir, It. arrivederci, Ger. auf Wiedersehen, Span, hasta la vista, Latin. Vale, Latin, vive valeque; bon voyage, have a good or nice trip.
-v. 2. good-by, aloha, sayonara, Latin. Vale; swan song, valedictory, Inf. send-off.
3. departure, parting, leave-taking, going away, con-g6; adieu, valediction.
far-fetched, adj. improbable, implausible, unlikely, remote; unbelievable, incredible, doubtful, Inf. hard to swallow, Inf. fishy, SI. smelly; strained, labored, remotely connected, forced, unnatural, artificial, affected, Inf. hokey, unheard of, Inf. far out, Inf. bull; quaint, strange, fantastic, Inf hard to take,
farm, n. 1. grange, homestead, farmstead, farm-place, Archaic, farmhold, Brit, farmery, Brit, croft, Brit, homecroft, Scot. and North Eng. steading; ranch, rancho, rancheria, hacienda; plantation, manor, manor farm, Inf. spread.