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fatuous
foolish, inane
facile
easily accomplished, ready or fluent, superficial
facade
front of building, superficial or false appearance
faculty
mental or bodily powers
farce
broad comedy, mockery
fatalism
belief that events are determined by forces beyond one's control
fauna
animals of a period or region
fawning
courting favor by cringing and flattering
faze
disconcert, dismay
fecundity
fruitfulness, fertility
feign
pretend
feint
trick, shift, sham blow
felicitous
apt, suitably expressed, well chosen
felicity
happiness, appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc)
fell
cruel, deadly
feral
not domestic, wild
ferment
agitation, commotion
ferret
drive or hunt out of hiding
fester
rankle, produce irritation or resentment
festive
joyous, celebratory
fetid
maladorous
fetter
shackle
fiasco
total failure
figurine
small ornamental statuette
filch
steal
filial
pertaining to a son or daughter
filibuster
to block legislation by making long speeches
firebrand
hothead, troublemaker
flabbergasted
astounded, astonished, overcome with surprise
flag
droop, grow feeble
flair
talent
fleck
spot
fledgling
inexperienced
fleece
rob, plunder
flinch
hesitate, shrink
flippant
lacking proper seriousness
flit
fly, dart lightly, pass swiftly
floe
mass of floating ice
flounder
struggle and thrash about, proceed clumsily or falter
flout
reject, mock
fluster
confuse
flux
flowing, series of changes
fodder
coarse food for cattle, horses, etc..
foible
weakness, slight fault
foil
defeat, frustrate
foliage
masses of leaves
foment
stir up, instigate
fop
dandy, man excessively concerned with his clothes
forbearance
patience
forbears
ancestors
forensic
suitable to debate or courts of law
forestall
prevent by taking action in advance
forgo
to give up, do without
forlorn
sad and lonely, wretched
formality
ceremonious quality, something done just for form's sake
formidable
menacing, threatening
forsake
desert, abandon
forsake
desert, abandon
forswear
renounce, abandon, foresake
forte
strong point or special talent, flair
forthright
outspoken, straightforward, frank
fortitude
bravery, courage
fortuitous
accidental, by chance
foster
rear, encourage
founder
fail completely, sink
fracas
brawl, melee
fractious
unruly, disobediant, irritable
franchise
right granted by authority
frantic
wild
fraternize
associate in a friendly way
fraught
filled
fray
brawl, fracas
frenetic
frenzied, frantic
frenzied
madly excited
fret
to be annoyed or vexed
frigid
intensely cold
frolicsome
prankish, gay
fruition
bearing of fruit, fulfillment, realization
frustrate
thwart, defeat
fulsome
disgustingly excessive
furlough
leave of absence, vacation granted a soldier or civil servant
furor
frenzy, great excitement
futile
useless, hopeless, ineffectual