Flashcards in F words Deck (31):
effortless; or (esp. of a theory or argument) appearing neat and comprehensive only by ignoring the true complexities of an issue; superficial.
to make easier
Spend time in ineffectual activity.
inactive, not in use
intense happiness; or the ability to find appropriate expression for one's thoughts.
an attractive and seductive woman, esp. one who will ultimately bring disaster to a man who becomes involved with her.
able to produce or sustain growth, arable
to bind, restrain
an action such as a prolonged speech that obstructs progress in a legislative assembly while not technically contravening the required procedures.
The action or process of filtering something
a long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between high cliffs, as in Norway and Iceland, typically formed by submergence of a glaciated valley.
obvious, blatant, conspicuous, obtrusive
A baked dish consisting of an open-topped pastry case with a savory or sweet filling; or a metal disk from which coins are produced.
elaborately decorated; flowery
to grow quickly, prosper, burgeon, proliferate
A great deal of fuss or attention given to a minor manor.
pitifully sad and abandoned or lonely.
Direct and outspoken
happening by accident or chance rather than design.
lively and playful.
not spend freely, cheap
confuse or stupefy (someone), especially with alcohol.
express vehement protest.
(Of a quantity) abundant or; complimentary or flattering to an excessive degree.
a tightrope walker.