2. last, hindermost, rear, rearmost, final; aft, aft-most, at the tail end, at the end, bringing up the rear.
3. longest, lengthiest, past all others, most extended, greatest.
furtive, adj. 1. secret, secretive, surreptitious, clan destine, covert, hidden, hugger-mugger, backdoor; underhand, undercover, under-the-table, under-the-counter.
2. sly, cunning, crafty, foxy, wily, Inf. cagey; sneaky, sneaking, skulking, stealthy, feline,
fury, n. 1. anger, rage, passion, furor, frenzy; ire, wrath, choler, rancor, dudgeon, Inf. dander; virulence, spleen, gall, bile; acerbity, asperity, maliciousness, malignancy; enmity, hate, spite, malice.
2. violence, fierceness, ferocity, force, brute force, severity, intensity; vehemence, turbulence, tempestuousness; excitement, hot blood, fieriness, impetuosity, precipitancy, huff; tumult, storm, bluster, squall, tempest; fit, convulsion, paroxysm, temper, tantrum.
3. shrew, virago, vixen, termagant, shedevil; scold, Sl. battle-ax, fishwife, Sl. bitch; hotspur, hothead, hellcat, hellhound, spitfire; hag, witch, beldam, crone; demon, devil, fiend, tiger, dragon.
fuse1, n. match, friction match, lucifer, fuze, ignition, squib; detonator, exploder, blasting cap, percussion cap, cap.
fuse2, v. 1. melt, melt down, smelt, refine, condense; run, flux, deliquesce, dissolve, liquefy, fluidify; weld, solder, braze.
2. combine, unite, amalgamate, consolidate, incorporate; blend, compound, commix, commingle, intermingle, intermix, interfuse; merge, coalesce, converge, flow together, come together,
fusillade, n. 1. volley, salvo, broadside, cannonade, burst, spray, hail of bullets; enfilade, crossfire, raking or sweeping fire.
2. discharge, outburst, outpouring, outpour, outflow, effluence, effusion, efflux,
fusion, n. 1. liquefaction, melting, dissolving, deliquescence; smelting, refining, condensation.
2. unification, amalgamation, consolidation, incorporation; combination, conjunction, Zool., Bot. coad-unation; blending, commixture, intermixture, interfusion; coalescence, convergence, merging,
fuss, n. 1. fluster, flurry, dither, twitter, fret, bother, pother, Inf. stew, Inf. tizzy, Archaic, pucker; commotion, agitation, disquiet, unrest, stir, much ado about nothing, tempest in a teapot, Inf. foofaraw, Inf. to-do, Sl. flap, Sl. hoo-ha.
2. argument, altercation, dispute, falling-out, quarrel, row, squabble, dustup, Inf. barney, Inf. hassle, Brit. Dial, fratch.
-v. 3. make a fuss, Inf. kick up a fuss, complain, Inf. gripe, Inf. grouse, Sl. bellyache; make a big thing out of nothing, make a mountain out of a molehill, Inf carry on; fret, chafe, fidget, squirm, fret and fume, Inf. take on.
4. bustle, flutter, rush around, tear around, buzz around, whiz around.
5. annoy, irritate, bother, pester, perturb, disturb; nag, henpeck, carp at, fret at, Inf. pick at.
fussbudget, n. fusspot, Inf. fuddy-duddy, carper, caviler, pettifogger, faultfinder, Inf. nitpicker; crab, bear, curmudgeon, Inf. crosspatch; complainer, grumbler, Inf. grouch, Inf. grouser, Inf sorehead, Inf. squawker, Sl. bellyacher.
fussy, adj. 1. particular, overparticular, finicky, picky, Inf. choosy; dainty, Inf. fuddy-duddy, Inf. pernickety, discriminating, highly selective; fastidious, hard to please, difficult, critical, demanding, exacting, painstaking; minute, detailed, circumstantial, fine, nice, thorough, searching; scientific, mathematical, severe, rigorous, rigid, strict, close.