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Synonyms for fad

an interest followed with exaggerated zeal

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FAO worked with 20 communities as well as federal and regional ministries in Somalia to identify the deployment locations and ensure that the FADs would be accepted and well used.
As long as her doesn't draw money from his FAD plan, he doesn't trigger MPAA rules so he P could 'repay' he money taken from his pension fund by way of new pension contributions in a relatively short time making use of his intact PS40,000 annual allowance.
It is no surprise to see more FADs popping up around the world as anglers are hauling in amazing numbers of marlin and other pelagic species.
There is an existing fad, maybe one you cannot invest in, but a fad nonetheless.
In his 1998 paper, "The Life Cycle of Academic Management Fads," which was presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Robert Birnbaum spoke about the negative and positive consequences of management fads on organizations.
The mutations that cause FAD lead to an increased ratio of Amyloid Beta 42 over Amyloid Beta 40," Wang, an associate professor of biological sciences within the School of Science, director of the biochemistry and biophysics graduate program, and member of the Rensselaer Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies, said.
Around 70% of women who have tried a fad diet are unsuccessful at maintaining weight loss, a survey by cereal giant Kellogg's revealed.
And--forgive the generalization--all fads that came and went.
EQUALITIES Minister Jo Swinson has asked magazines to shed the fad diets and fitness myths in their January editions.
Students staged a demonstration Sunday condemning the presence of FAD soldiers on the university campus.
Many teenagers admit that it's easier being plus-sized here than in other parts of the world, yet most of them confess to having tried bizarre and often dangerous fad diets in order to achieve the internationally recognised holy grail of dress sizes -- the perfect zero.
New York City leads a group of five large cities in the country that are not required to filter their drinking water, and this is the first time that the City has been issued a 10-year FAD.
Within that spectrum, business owners must often make decisions about whether a change in the works is a fad or a trend.
Results indicate that FAD and TBT inhibit aromatase activity in o,p'-DDT-treated fish but do not prevent feminization, indicating that increased brain aromatase activity is not critical to EDC-induced male-to-female sex inversion.