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fabricate
v.build, lie
facade
n.front of the building;superficial or false appearance

The ornate facade of tower 101. His outward confidence is just a facade she assumed
facet
n.small plane surface;side

improve the diamond by providing it with several facets
facetious
adj.humorous, joking (often inapproprietly)

J. K. Morley was being both serious and facetious when he claimed that "the world's greatest water power is woman's tears
facile
adj
facilitate
v.
facsimile
n.copy

many museums sell facsimiles of the works of art on display
faction
n.
factious
adj.inclined to form faction;causing dissension

Your statement is factious and will upset the harmony that now exists
factitious
adj.
factotum
n.person who does all kind of work, handyman

The new hire is used as a factotum around the officd
faculty
n.mental or bodily power;teaching stuff

I fear i might lose my faculties and become unfit to work
fallacious
adj
fallible
adj.likable to error

I know i am a fallible guy.
fallow
adj
falter
v.
fanaticism
n.
fancied
adj.imagined,unreal

You are resenting fancied result. No one has ever said those things about you
fancier
n.breeder of dealer of animal

the animal fancier exihibit her prize
fanciful
adj.whimsical,visionary

This is a fanciful scheme. It doesn't consider the fact
fanfare
n.showy display
farce
n.broad comedy,mockery
fastidious
adj
fatalism
n.
fathom
v.comprehend,investigate

I can't fanthom why he is doing that
fatuous
adj.
fauna
n.
fawning
adj.courting favor by cringing and flattering

She was constantly surronded by a group of fawning admirers
faze
v.dismay,disconert

No crisis can faze the hotel manager
feasible
adj.
febrile
adj.feverish

In his feverish condition, he is subjected to nightmare
fecundity
n.fertility;fruitfulness

The fercundity of her mind can be seen in his music compositions
feign
v.
feint
n.
felicitous
adj.apt;suitably expressed;well chosen

He was famous for his felicitous response
felicity
n.
felon
n.
feral
adj.not domestic;wild
ferment
n.agitation;commotion

With the break up of soviet Union, the whole eastern Europe is in a state of ferment
ferret
v.drive or hunt out of hiding

she ferreted out their secret
fervent
adj.showing great zeal,ardent

she felt that the fervent praise was excessive
fervid
adj.ardent

Her fervid enthusiam inspired all of us to undertake the dangerous mission.
fervor
n.glowing ardor; intensity of feeling

the students cheered the strikers and booed the dean with equal fervor;Laurence and Ben argue with fervor
fester
v.rankle,produce irritation or resentment

Joe's insult festered in Anne's mind for days and made her too angry
festive
adj.joyous;celebratory
fete
v.honor at a festival

The hero who killed the dragon was feted.
fetid
adj.malodorous

the neglected wound becomes fetid
fetter
v.shackle

The prisoner was fettered to the wall
fiasco
n.total failure

Our mission eneded in a fiasco