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Fabrication

A lie
Something made up

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Facetious

Humorous
Not serious
Clumsily humorous

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Facile

Fluent
Skillful in a superficial way
Easy

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Faction

A group, usually a small group within a larger one. United around some cause

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Farcical

Absurd
Ludicrous

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Fastidious

Meticulous
Finicky
Demanding

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Fatalist

Someone who believes that all human action is predetermined and cannot be changed

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Fatuous

Idiotic
Silly
Foolish

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Fauna

Animals

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Fecund

Fertile
Productive

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Felicity

Happiness
Skillfulness especially at expressing oneself
Adeptness

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Fervor

Ardor
Zeal
Great warmth or earnestness

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Fetter

To restrain
To hamper

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Fidelity

Loyalty
Faithfulness

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Figurative

Metaphorical
Based on figures of speech

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Finesse

Skillful maneuvering
Craftiness
Subtlety

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Flagrant

Glaringly bad
Notorious
Scandalous

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Flaunt

To show off
To display ostentatiously
Thomas

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Flout

To disregard something out of disrespect

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Foible

A minor character flaw

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Foment

To stir up
To instigate

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Forbear

To refrain from
To abstain
To forego

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Forego

To abstain
To forbear
To go without

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Forsake

To abandon
To renounce
To relinquish

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Fortuitous

Something that happened by chance
Accidental

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Founder

To fall
To collapse
To sink

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Fraternal

Like brothers

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Frenetic

Frantic
Frenzied

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Frugal

Economical
Penny-pinching

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Furtive

Sly
Secretive

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Futile

Useless
Hopeless