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100 Cards in this Set

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fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
n chimerical
fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
s leave-taking
farewell or departure
n modish
fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
s fleet
fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
s latch
fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
s fussy
fastidious; finicky; easily upset
n kismet
fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
father and ruler of a family or tribe
father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
n captious
faultfinding; too critical
n impeccable
n propitious
favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
n nepotism
favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
fear of being locked in
fear of heights
n hydrophobia
fear of water; rabies
fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
fear; nervous apprehension
n apprehensive
fearful; discerning
fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
n plumage
feathers of a bird;
n lineaments
features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
feel or express pity or sympathy for
n euphoria
feeling of exaggerated or unfounded(ungrounded; baseless) well-being; feeling of great happiness or well-being (when unreasonable); ADJ. euphoriaric
feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
s nausea
feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
feign; imitate
s pretend
feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
n visceral
felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
n vixen
female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
n ewe
female sheep
female warrior
s pen
fenced enclosure for animals; confining space; Ex. sheep pen; V: confine in a pen; enclose
n frond
fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
n fecundity
fertility; fruitfulness; ADJ. fecund: very productive of crops or young
n febrile
n demoniac(demoniacal)
fiendish; cruel; N. demon: evil supernatural being; devil
s ferocious
fierce; violent; N. ferocity
n dossier
file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
fill up again
n fraught
filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
n sordid
filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
n d\\'enouement
final outcome; final development of the plot of a play or other literary work; the end of a story when everything is explained
final; not susceptible to further analysis; fundamental; Ex. The sun is the ultimate source of energy.
find out for certain; make certain
firm dislike
firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
firmly established by nature or habit; intrinsic
firmness; persistence
s primal
first in rank or importance; being first in time; original; Ex. man's primal innocence
s primary
first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
s draft
first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
n arable
fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
n tantrum
fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
n spasmodic
fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
fitness; talent
n moodiness
fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood:
n rig
fix or manipulate; manipulate dishonestly for personal gain; Ex. rig the election
s ration
fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
n flaccid
flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
n panache
flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF. ÀÜ ¾Æ·¡·Î õÀ» »©³»´Â ¼Ø¾¾
n gaudy
flashy; showy
n meretricious
flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
n floe
flat mass of floating ice
flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river
n blandishment
flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
n sherbet
flavored dessert ice
fleet of warships
fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body
flexible; easily influenced
flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
flexible; limber; pliant
s willowy
flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
n lithe
flexible; supple; CF. limber
n limber
flexible; supple; pliable; V.
n coquette
flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
flood; rush; V.
n parquet
floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
s trickle
flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
s dribble
flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
n exude
flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
flowing into
flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
n flux
flowing; series of changes; fluctuation; Ex. in a state of flux
fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick
fluent; talkative; glib; N. volubility