fac-, facil-, fact-, feas-, -feat, -fect, -feit, -facient, -faction, -fic-, -fy, -ficate, -fication
(Latin: to make, to do, to build, to cause, to produce; forming, shaping)
2. The likeness of or an image of something or someone.
3. A representation or image; especially, sculptured, as on a monument.
4. A representation of someone, used as a focus for contempt or ridicule and often hung up or burnt in public; often used in the phrases "burn in effigy" or "hang in effigy".
5. Etymology: "image of a person," from Middle French effigie (13th century), from Latin effigies, "copy" or "imitation of something, a likeness"; from or related to effingere, "to mold, to fashion, to portray"; from ex-, "out" + fingere, "to form, to shape".
2. The fact of providing electric power to an area or to specific consumers.
3. The changing of a railway system, of electric for steam or other motive power to the conversion of a steam-railway, cable-railway, or horse-railway into an electric-railway.
4. The generation, distribution, and utilization of electricity.
2. That which converts something; such as, a railroad line or a piece of machinery so that it can operate on electric power.
2. Yo equip for the use of electric power; for example, some railroads once run by steam are now electrified.
5. To excite or to thrill.
Officers of an institution often serve on many of the organizations' committees, not because they have special qualifications that are needed on the committees, but because they hold certain offices in the organization. A chief executive officer of a corporation may be a member ex officio of all the important committees of that company.
2. Relating to something which indicates a lack of intelligence, thinking, or is without depth; superficial: Thomas came up with a facile solution to the most complicated matter, which, of course, was dismissed very quickly because a lot of important issues had not been thought through.
3. Concerning a person who acts, speaks, or works with complete ease and in a natural and flowing way: Susi had great talent as a writer and she loved to compose her stories in a facile and relaxed way!