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Falsetto

Artificially high-pitched voice or register in a man

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Fatuous

Foolish or insane in a complacent manner; silly

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Feckless

Ineffective, indifferent, having no sense of responsibility

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Fecund

Productive and creative intellectually, capable of producing offspring

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Felicitous

Well suited for the occasion, appropriate

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Flak

Severe criticism/disapproval

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Flippant

Not showing a serious or respectful attitude

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Florid

Flowery, excessively ornate, elaborate

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Fractious

Childishly misbehaving, difficult to control group

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Frisson

Sudden, passing sensation of excitement

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Fulsome

Offensive to good taste as being overdone and excessive

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Fustian

Pretentious writing or speech

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Gaffe

A social blunder; tactless remark

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Gallimaufry

Confused jumble or medley of things

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Galvanize

To stimulate or excite

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Gamut

Complete range/scope of something

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Gemütlichkeit

Geniality, friendliness,coziness

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Glower

Have an angry or sullen look

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Grandiloquism

Use of grand expression instead of a common one; extravagantly pompous

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Gratuitous

Uncalled for, lacking good reason