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FALLACIOUS / FALLACY
false;misleading
Mistaken idea based on flawed resoning; invalid argument
A / N
FALLIABLE
liable to err
A
FALLOW
ploughed but not sowed; uncultivated
A
FALTER
hesitate
V
FANATICISM // FANATIC
Excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause
A // A / N
FANCIED // FANCY
imagined; unreal
notion; whim; inclination
A // N / A
FANFARE
call by bugles or trumpets; showy display
N
FARCE / FARCICAL
broad comedy; mockery
N / A
FASTITIOUS
Difficult to please; squeamish
A
FATALISM
Belief that events are determined by forces beyond one's control
N
FATHOM
comprehend; investigate
V
FATUOUS
brainless; inane; foolish, yet smug; Fatheads
A
FAUNA
animals of a period or region
N
FAWNING
trying to please by behaving obsequiously, flattering, or cringing
A
FAZE
disconcert; dismay
V
FEASIBLE
pratical
A
FEBRILE
Feverish
A
FECKLESS
feeble and ineffective; careless and irresponsible
A
FECUNDITY
Fertility; fruitfulness
N
FEIGN
pretend
V
FEINT
trick; shift; sham blow
N
FELICITOUS / FELICITY
apt; suitable expressed; well chosen
appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); happiness
A / N
FELL
cruel; deadly
cut or knock down, bring down (with a missile)
A / V
FELON
person convicted of a grave crime
N
FERAL
not domestic; wild
A
FERMENT
agitation; commotion
N / V
FERRET
Drive or hunt out of hiding
V
FERVENT
ardent; hot
A
FERVID
ardent
A
FERVOR
glowing ardor; intensity of feeling
N
FESTER
rankle; produce irritation or resentment
V
FESTIVE
Joyous; celebratory
A
FETE
honor at a festival
V
FETID
malodorous; foul-smelling
A
FETTER
shackle
V
FIASCO
total failure
N
FIAT
command; authorization
N
FICKLE
changeable; faithless
A
FICTITIOUS
imaginary
A
FIDELITY
loyalty
N
FIGMENT
invention;imaginary thing
N
FIGURATIVE
not literal, but metamorpical; using a figure of speech
A
FIGURINE
small ornamental statuette
N
FILCH
steal
V
FILIAL
pertaining to son or daughter
A
FILIBUSTER
block legislation by making long speeches
N
FILIGREE
Delicate, lacelike metalwork
N
FILING
particle removed by a file
N
FINALE
conclusion
N
FINESSE
delicate skill
N
FINICKY
too particular; fussy
A
FINITE
limited
A
FIREBRAND
hothead; troublemaker
N
FISSURE
crevice
N
FITFUL
spasmodic; intermittent
A
FLACCID
flabby
A
FLAG / FLAGGING
droop; grow feeble
V / A
FLAGRANT
conscpicuously wicked; blatant; outrageous
A
FLAIL
thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about
V
FLAIR
talent
N
FLAMBOYANT
ornate
A
FLAUNT
display ostentatiously
V
FLAY
strip off skin; plunder; whip; attack with harsh criticism
V
FLECK
spot
V
FLEDGLING
inexperienced
A
FLEECE
wool coat of a sheep
Rob;plunder
N / V
FLICK
light stroke as with a whip
V
FLINCH
hesitate; shrink
V