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Flippant

Adj. lacking proper seriousness

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flit

V. Fly; dark light; pass swiftly by

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Flora

N. Plants of a region or era

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Florid

Adj. ruddy; reddish; flowery

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Flounder

V. Struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter

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Flourish

V. Grow well; prosper; decorate with ornaments

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Flout

V. Reject; mock

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Fluctuate

V. Waver; shift

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Fluency

N. Smoothness of speech

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Fluke

N. Unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune

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Fluster

V. Confuse

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Flux

N. Flowing; series of changes

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Fodder

N. Course food for cattle, horses, etc.

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Foible

N. Weakness; slight fault

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Foil

V. Defeat; frustrate

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Foment

V. Stir up; instigate

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Foil

N. Contrast

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Foolhardy

Adj. rash

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Foo

N. Dandy; Man excessively concerned with his clothes

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Forbearance

N. Patience

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Forebears

N. Ancestors

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Foreboding

N. Premonition of evil

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Forensic

Adj. suitable to debate or courts of law

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Foreshadow

V. Give an indication before hand; portend; prefigure

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Foresight

N. Ability to foresee future happenings; Prudence

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Forestall

V. Preevent by taking action in advance

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Forgo

V. Give up; do without

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Forlorn

Adj. sad and lonely; wretched

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Formality

N. Ceremonious quality; something done just for form's sake

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Formidable

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