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Flashcards in "F-" Vocabulary Deck (31):
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Facetious

Playful; humorous (adj)

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Fallacy

An invalid or incorrect notion (n)

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Fallow

Untilled, inactive, dormant (adj)

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Fanatical

Zealous; single-mindedly obsessed with one thing (adj)

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Fastidious

Excessively particular, critical, or demanding (adj)

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Fatuous

Silly, inanely foolish (adj)

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Fawn

To flatter or praise excessively (adj)

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Feckless

Ineffectual; irresponsible (adj)

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Felicitous

Suitably expressed; well chosen; delightful (adj)

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Fervent

Greatly emotional or zealous (adj)

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Fetid

Stinking, having a bad smell (adj)

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Fetter

To shackle, put in chains; restrain (v)

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Fickle

A likeliness to casually change one's mind (adj)

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Filibuster

Intentional obstruction, usually using prolonged speechmaking to delay legislative action (n)

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Filigree

An ornamental work, arabesque design (n)

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Flag

To sag or droop, to decline (v)

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Flip

sarcastic, impertinent (adj)

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Florid

Flushed with color, ornate (adj)

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Flout

To demonstrate contempt for (v)

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Foment

To stir up, incite (v)

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Forbearance

Patience, willingness to wait (n)

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Ford

To wade across the shallow part of a river or stream (v)

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Forestall

To act in a way to hinder, exclude or prevent an action (v)

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Forswear

To renounce, disallow, repudiate (v)

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Foruitous

Happening by fortunate accident or chance (adj)

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Fracas

Noisy fight or quarrel, brawl (n)

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Fractious

Quarrlsome, rebellious, unruly, cranky (adj)

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Froward

Intractable; not willing to yield or comply (adj)

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Frugal

Prudent in saving; not wasteful (adj)

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Fulminate

To attack loudly or denounce (v)

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Furtive

Marked by stealth; covert; surreptitious (adj)