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Fabricated

constructed, invented

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Facade

front, superficial appearance

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Facetious

witty, humorous

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Facile

easily accomplished, seeming to lack sincerity or depth, arrived at without due effort

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Factual

real

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Fallacious

tending to deceive or mislead, based on a fallacy

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Fallow

uncultivated, unused

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Falsify

misrepresent, state untruthfully

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Fanatical

acting excesssively enthusiastic, filled with extreme, unquestioned devotion

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Fanfare

a showy public display

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Fastidious

careful with details

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Fathom

penetrate the meaning of

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Fatuous

stupid, foolishly self-satisfied

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Favoritism

partiality to one side

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Fawn

to grovel

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Febrile

feverish, marked by intense emotion or activity

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Feckless

ineffective, worthless

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Fecund

fertile, fruitful, productive

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Feign

to pretend, to give a false appearance of

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Felicitous

suitable, appropriate, well spoken

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Feral

suggestive of a wild beast, not domesticated

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Fertile

highly productive, prolific

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Fervid

passionate, intense, zealous

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Fetid

foul-smelling, putrid

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Fetter

to bind, chain, confine

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Fickle

erratically unstable about affections

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Fictive

fictional, relating to imaginative creation

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Fidelity

loyalty, faithfulness

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Figurative

symbolic

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Filibuster

to use obstructionist tactics, especially prolonged speech making, in order to delay something

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Finite

having bounds

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Firebrand

one who stirs up trouble

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Fission

process of splitting into two parts

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Fitful

intermittent, lacking steadiness, characterized by irregular bursts of activity

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Flabbergast

astound

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Flaccid

limp, flabby, weak

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Flag

to decline in vigor, strength, or interest

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Flagrant

outrageous, shameless

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Flank

to put on the sides of

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Flaunt

to show off

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Flaw

imperfection, defect

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Flee

run away from

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Flippancy

casualness, inappropriate pertness

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Flippant

marked by disrespectful lighthearted-ness or casualness

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Florid

gaudy, extremely ornate, ruddy, flushed

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Flourish

prosper, thrive

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Flout

to scorn, to disregard with contempt

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Fodder

raw material, as for artistic creation, readily abundant ideas or images

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Foible

minor weakness or character flaw

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Foil

something used to contrast withs omething else

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Foment

abet

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Forbearance

patience, restraint, leniency

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Ford

to cross a body of water by wading

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Forego

to precede, to go ahead of

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Foreshadow

to indicate beforehand

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Forge

to advance gradually but steadily

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Forgery

something counterfeit or fraudulent, pertaining to a document

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Forgo

to do without, to abstain from

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Forlorn

dreary, deserted, unhappy

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Formidable

fearsome, daunting, tending to inspire awe or wonder

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Forswear

to repudiate, renounce, disclaim, reject

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Forte

strong point, something a person does well

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Fortitude

strength of mind that allows one to encounter adversity with courage

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Fortuitous

by chance, especially by favorable chance

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Forum

public place for discussion, a public discussion

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Founder

to fall helplessly, to sink

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Fracas

noisy dispute

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Fractious

unruly, rebellious

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Fraud

deception, hoax

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Frenetic

frantic, frenzied

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Frivolous

pretty, trivial

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Frolicsome

frisky, playful

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Frugal

thrifty, cheap

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Frugality

tending to be thrifty or cheap

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Fulsome

abundant, flatttering in an insincere way

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Fundamental

basic, essential

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Furlough

a leave of absence, especially granted to soldier or a prisoner

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Furtive

sly, with hidden motives

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Futile

useless, hopeless