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Facetious

Innappropriately intending to be funny

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Faith accompli

Already accomplished

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Falsetto

An artificially produced high pitched male voice

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Farcical

Ridiculous or absurd

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Felicity

A pleasing quality or manner, especially in art or language

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Fetter

To restrain, hinder or tamper

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Flaccid

Lacking vigor or force

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Flounce

To move with exaggerated motions, or to leave in a rush

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Foment

To stir up or instigate

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Forbear

To hold back, abstain ; to control oneself when provoked

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Forebear

A person from whom one is descended

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Founder

To sink under water, to fail

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Fratricide

To murder ones brother or sister

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Fraught

Charged with, or filled with

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Furtive

Stealth, secretive, sly

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Gargantuan

Tremendous in size or volume

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Garrulous

Rambling, chatty, annoyingly talkative

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Gestation

A period during which something develops, typically a pregnancy

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Gesticulate

To make gestures, especially when speaking

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Francophile

A lover of French culture