MEANING: noun: Makeup
verb tr.: 1. To apply makeup.
2. To embellish or gloss over.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old French fard (makeup), from farden (to apply makeup), of Germanic origin. Earliest documented use: 1450.

FIARD - mountainous port in northeast Norway

FAWRD - opposite of "aft," on a boat in the fiard

FĀLD - flunked the spelling test