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Fabricate

To construct; to lie

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Fabulous

Incredible; imaginative

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Facade

Outward appearance

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Facet

Aspect

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Facetious

Joking; sarcastic

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Faction

A minority within a larger group

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Factious

Causing disagreement

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Factitious

Artificial

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Factotum

Am employee who can do all kinds of work

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Faculty

Power; ability; skill

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Fallacious

Misleading; deceptive

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Fallible

Capable of error

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Fallow

Inactive; unproductive

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Falter

To stumble; to hesitate

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Fanciful

Unreal; imaginative; unpredictable

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Fanfare

Noisy or showy display

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Farcical

Absurd; ridiculous

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Fastidious

Hard to please

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Fatalistic

Believing that all things in life are inevitable

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Fathom

Nautical measure of 6 feet in depth (n); to comprehend (v)

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Fatuous

Foolish

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Fauna

Animals of a certain area

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Fawn

A young deer (n); to act slavishly submissive (v)

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Faze

To disturb; to discourage

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Fealty

Loyalty; devotion

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Feasible

Capable of being accomplished; suitable

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Feat

Deed or accomplishment

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Febrile

Feverish

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Fecund

Fertile; productive

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Feign

To pretend

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Feint

A false show; a pretended blow

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Felicity

Happiness

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Fell

To knock down (v); fierce or cruel (adj)

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Felonious

Treacherous; base; villainous

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Ferment

A state of agitation or excitement

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Ferret

A small animal Of the weasel family (n); to search or drive out (v)

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Fervent

Eager; earnest

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Fervid

Very emotional

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Fester

To rot

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Fete

To honor; to entertain

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Fetid

Foul-smelling

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Fetter

To confine; to put into chains

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Fiasco

A total disaster

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Fiat

An official order

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Fickle

Changeable in affections; unfaithful

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Filial

Like a son or daughter

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Finesse

Diplomacy; tact

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Finicky

Extremely particular; fussy

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Finite

Limited; measurable

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Firebrand

One who Stirs up a revolution

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Firmament

Sky; heavens

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Fiscal

Pertaining to finances

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Fitful

Irregular; occurring in spurts

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Flabbergasted

Astonished; made speechless

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Flaccid

Flabby

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Flag

A banner (n); to droop or to slow down (v)

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Flagellate

To whip

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Flagrant

Scandalous; shocking

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Flail

To strike freely and wildly

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Flair

A knack; a natural talent

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Flamboyant

Showy; conspicuous

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Flay

To strip the skin off; to criticize sharply

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Fledgling

A young, inexperienced person

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Fleece

Wool of a lamb (n); to swindle (v)

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Flippant

Treating serious matters lightly

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Flora

Plant life of a certain area

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Florid

Flowery; ornate

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Flotilla

Small fleet of ships

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Flotsam

Floating cargo or wreckage

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Flout

To mock; to ridicule

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Fluster

To upset; to confuse

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Fluvial

Pertaining to a river

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Flux

State of continual change

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Foible

A weakness; a minor fault

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Foil

To prevent the success of a plan (v); a person, who by contrast, makes another person seem better (n)

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Foist

To pass off merchandise that is inferior

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Folderol

Nonsense

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Folly

A foolish action

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Foment

To stir up; to instigate

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Foolhardy

Foolish; reckless

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Fop

Am excessively vain man

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Foray

A sudden attack

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Forbearance

Patience; restraint

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Forebear

Ancestor

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Foreboding

A warning; an omen

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Foregone

Long past

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Forensic

Pertaining to a formal discussion or debate

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Forerunner

Ancestor; predecessor

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Forestall

To prevent by action in advance; to anticipate

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Forgo

To do without; to give up

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Formidable

Dreadful; discouraging

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Forte

Strong point

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Forthright

Direct; frank

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Fortitude

Strength; courage

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Fortnight

Two weeks; fourteen days

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Fortuitous

Lucky; by chance

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Foster

To nourish; to encourage

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Fracas

A loud quarrel

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Fractious

Irritable; quarrelsome; stubborn

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Frailty

A weakness; a defect

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Franchise

Special right or privilege

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Fraternal

Brotherly

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Fraudulent

Dishonest; cheating

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Fraught

Filled

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Fray

A noisy quarrel (n); to unravel or to come apart (v)

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Frenetic

Frantic; wild

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Frenzy

Madness; fury

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Freshet

A fresh water stream

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Fretful

Worried; irritated

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Frivolous

Trivial; silly

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Frowzy

Dirty; unkempt

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Frugal

Economical; thrifty

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Fruition

Fulfillment; realization

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Fruitless

Barren; yielding no results

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Frustrate

To prevent; to discourage

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Fugacious

Pertaining to the passing of time

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Fulminate

To explode; to denounce

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Fulsome

Disgusting; sickening; repulsive

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Furor

Rage; frenzy; fury

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Furtive

Stealthy; secretive

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Fusion

A union; merging

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Futile

Useless