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flippant

ADJ. lacking proper seriousness

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ADJ. lacking proper seriousness

flippant

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flout

V. reject; mock

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V. reject; mock

flout

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fluctuate

V. waver; shift

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V. waver; shift

fluctuate

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fluency

N. smoothness of speech

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N. smoothness of speech

fluency

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foible

N. weakness; slight fault

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N. weakness; slight fault

foible

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foliage

N. mass of leaves

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N. mass of leaves

foliage

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forbearance

N. patience

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N. patience

forbearance

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N. foreboding

N. premonition of evil

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N. premonition of evil

foreboding

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foreshadow

V. give an indication beforehand; portend; prefigure

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V. give an indication beforehand; portend; prefigure

foreshadow

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foresight

N. ability to forsee future happenings; careful provision for the future

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N. ability to forsee future happenings; careful provision for the future

foresight

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forestall

V. prevent by taking action in advance

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V. prevent by taking action in advance

forestall

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forfeit

V. lose; surrender

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V. lose; surrender

forfeit

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forgo

V. give up; do without

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V. give up; do without

forgo

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formidable

ADJ. inspiring fear or apprehension; difficult; awe-inspiring

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ADJ. inspiring fear or apprehension; difficult; awe-inspiring

formidable

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forthright

ADJ. outspoken; frank

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ADJ. outspoken; frank

forthright

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fortuitous

ADJ. accidental; by chance

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ADJ. accidental; by chance

fortuitous

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foster

V. rear; encourage

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V. rear; encourage

foster

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frail

ADJ. weak

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ADJ. weak

frail

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franchise

N. right granted by authority; right to vote; business licensed to sell a product in a particular territory

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N. right granted by authority; right to vote; business licensed to sell a product in a particular territory

franchise

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frantic

ADJ. wild

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ADJ. wild

frantic

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fraudulent

ADJ. cheating; deceitful

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ADJ. cheating; deceitful

fraudulent

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frivolous

ADJ. lacking in seriousness; self-indulgently carefree; relatively unimportant

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ADJ. lacking in seriousness; self-indulgently carefree; relatively unimportant

frivolous

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fugitive

ADJ. fleeting or transient; elusive; fleeing

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ADJ. fleeting or transient; elusive; fleeing

fugitive

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fundamental

V. basic; primary; essential

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V. basic; primary; essential

fundamental

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furtive

ADJ. stealthy; sneaky

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ADJ. stealthy; sneaky

furtive

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fusion

N. union; coalition

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N. union; coalition

fusion

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futile

ADJ. useless; hopeless; ineffectual

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ADJ. useless; hopeless; ineffectual

futile

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gainful

ADJ. profitable

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ADJ. profitable

gainful

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gale

N. windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst

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N. windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst

gale

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galvanize

V. stimulate by shock; stir up; revitalize

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V. stimulate by shock; stir up; revitalize

galvanize

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garble

V. mix up; jumble; distort

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V. mix up; jumble; distort

garble