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Fuel

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Adding fuel to fire. Saying or doing something to increase the anger of a person already angry. The French say, “pouring oil on fire.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Frozen Music
Frozen Words
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Fry
Frying-pan
Fub
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Fudge
Fudge Family
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Fugleman
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Full Swing (In)
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