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Facile

Performing adroitly and without effort.
(Used positively and negatively)

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Facsimile

Exact copy

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Fallible

A
Capable of making errors, lacking in moral strength.

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Fallow

A
Undeveloped but useful
Smart but lazy is fallow mind.
Originally from unsown fields

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Farcical

A
Super humorous.

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Fastidious
TIH

A
Paying extreme attention to detail
Fussy, hard to please
(Usually, neg conn)

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Fatuous

A
Devoid of intelligence.

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Fawning

A
Someone who attempts to win over by flattery---sycophantish.

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Fealty

N
Loyalty to country

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Feckless

A
Incompetent and irresponsible.

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Felicity

State of happiness
(Content to elated)

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Feral
FEE

A
Wild, untamed

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Fickle

Liable to unpredictable change.
Like changing mind all the time.

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Filibuster

V
To obstruct (esp a bill) by talking a lot
N
Thy oratory speech.

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Finesse
fi NESS

N
Being able to skillfully handle a situation

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Firebrand

N
One who intentionally stirs up trouble
(Often, connects to a cause)

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Firmament

N
The spherical curve of the sky

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Flagrant

A
Obviously bad

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Flaunt

V
To display proudly

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Florid

A
Elaborately ornamented

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Fluster

V
To cause to be nervous

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Foible

A behavioral attitude distinct to an individual.
A weakness distinct...individual.

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Foment
MENT

V
To stir up public opinion
(Neg conn)

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Foray

N
Brief excursion
My foray in chess left me humiliated

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Foreboding

N
A sense if evil to come

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Forestall

V
To keep form happening
"Forestall effects if aging"

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Forlorn

A
Marked my loneliness or hopelessness

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Fortitude

N
Fortitude refers to strength in the face of adversity or difficulty. Eating fried worms might require a lot of intestinal fortitude.

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Founder

V
To fail miserably
To sink

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Fracas
FRAY kus

A noisy quarrel

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Fractious

A
Easily irritated

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Frenetic

Frenzied, excessively frantic

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Fresco

N
Mural painted on wet plaster

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Fulminate

V
To criticism severely
To explode

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Fulsome

A
Excessively and insincerely suave
Fulsome blandishment

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Furtive

A
Quiet, sly, or secret.
Furtively passing notes