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Flashcards in F and G Lists Vocabulary Deck (27):
1

a fabulous euphemism for liar

fabulist

2

unnaturally or artificially high-pitched voice or register, esp. in a man

falsetto

3

foolish or insane, esp. in an unconscious, complacent manner; silly

fatuous

4

ineffective; incomplete; futile; having no sense of responsibility, indifferent; lazy

feckless

5

producing or capable of producing offspring, fruit; productive and creative intellectually

fecund/fecundity

6

well-suited for the occasion, appropriate

felicitous

7

severe criticism, disapproval

flak

8

poppycock, balderdash, and the like; 3 magnificent words for rubbish, nonsense, empty, or meaningless talk

flapdoodle

9

not showing a serious or respectful attitude

flippant

10

flowery, excessively ornate; showy, obsolete, elaborate

florid

11

causing trouble; difficult to control as a group; childishly misbehaving

fractious

12

sudden, passing sensation of excitement

frisson

13

offensive to good taste, esp. as being excessive, overdone, or gross; disgusting, sickening, repulsive

fulsome

14

pretentious writing or speech

fustian

15

a particular wooden component in the structure of a ship

futtock

16

a social blunder; tactless remark

gaffe

17

milk-drinking

gallactophagous

18

trousers, pants, breeches

galligaskins

19

a confused jumble or medley of things

gallimaufry

20

to stimulate or excite by electric current

galvanize

21

complete range/scope of something

gamut

22

geniality; friendliness; coziness

gemütlichkeit

23

have an angry or sullen look on one's face; (n.:) an angry or sullen look

glower

24

one who stares for hours at anything out of the ordinary

gonzoogler

25

extravagantly colorful, pompous; use of grand expression instead of common one

grandiloquism

26

uncalled for, lacking good reason, given free of charge

gratuitous

27

one who stands around while others eat, in the hope that he/she will be invited to join in

groak