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Facetious

adj. humorous
好亂開玩笑的,故作詼諧的,不正經的

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Facilitate

v. to make less difficult
使容易

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Factotum

n. a person who does all sorts of work; a handyman
家務總管;雜務工

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Fallacious

adj. based on a false idea or fact; misleading
謬誤的

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Fallacy

n. an incorrect idea
謬論;謬見

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Fallow

adj. plowed(犁) but not sowed(播種); uncultivated
(田地等)休耕的

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Fatuous

adj. foolishly self-satisfied
愚昧的;昏庸的

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Fauna

n. animals of a period or region
動物群

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Fawning

adj. seeking favor by flattering
巴結的,討好的

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Felicitous

adj. suitably expressed; appropriate; well-chosen
善於措辭的;適當的

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Feral

adj. existing in a wild or untamed(未馴服的) state
野生的

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Fervor

n. warmth and intensity of emotion
熱烈,熱情

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Fervent

adj. full of strong emotions, or impassioned
熱烈的;熱情的;強烈的

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Fetid

adj. having a bad smell
有惡臭的

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Fetter

v. to bind; confine
束縛
n. something that restricts or restrains

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Fettered

adj. bound or confined

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Fiat

n. arbitrary order; authorization
命令;許可

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Fidelity

n. loyalty; exact correspondence
忠誠,忠貞;精確

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Filibuster

n. use of obstructive tactics in a legislature to block passage of a law
(尤指在議會中的)阻撓手段

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Finesse

v. to handle with a deceptive or evasive(推託的) strategy; to use finesse(技巧), that is, refinement in performance
用手段應付;巧妙地做成

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Fissure

n. crevice(裂縫)
(尤指岩石上的)裂縫,裂隙

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Flag

v. to droop; grow weak
萎垂;(力氣,興趣等)衰退,低落

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Fledgling

n. beginner; novice
adj. immature or inexperienced
剛開始的;無經驗的

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Flora

n. plants of a region or era
一地方或一時代之植物群

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Florid

adj. ruddy(紅潤的); reddish; flowery(詞藻華麗的)
紅潤的;過分華麗的

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Flourish

n. an embellishment(裝飾) or ornamentation(裝飾)
v. to grow vigorously(精神旺盛地), or to thrive

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Flout

v. to treat scornfully(輕蔑地)
藐視;嘲笑;嘲弄

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Flux

n. flowing; a continuous moving
處於不斷變化中

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Foment

v. to incite(煽動); arouse
挑起;激起;煽動

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Forbearance

n. patience
忍耐,自制;寬容

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Forestall

v. to prevent; delay
預先阻止,搶先

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Formidable

adj. menacing(威脅的); threatening
可怕的,令人畏懼的

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Forswear

v. renounce(聲明放棄); repudiate(與…斷絕關係)
發誓拋棄

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Founder

v. to sink; fail; collapse
(船)浸水而沉沒;(計畫、事業等)失敗;垮掉,崩潰

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Fracas

n. a loud quarrel; brawl(爭吵)
吵鬧;搔亂

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Fractious

adj. quarrelsome; unruly(難控制的); rebellious
易怒的;難以對待的

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Fresco

n. a painting done on plaster(灰泥)
壁畫

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Frieze

n. ornamental band on a wall
【建】(柱的)中楣(大多加以雕刻)

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Froward

adj. stubbornly contrary; obstinately(頑固地) disobedient
難駕馭的;剛愎的

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Frugality

n. thrift(節儉)
節約;樸素;節儉

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Fulminate

v. to attack loudly; denounce(譴責)
大聲發出(斥責等)

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Fulsome

adj. so excessive as to be disgusting
過度的;令人生厭的

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Fusion

adj. union; synthesis
融合;聯合

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Futile

adj. ineffective; useless; fruitless
無用的,徒勞的