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61 Cards in this Set

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factious
adj; inclined to form factions; causing tension
factitious
adj; artificial; sham
factotum
n; handyman; person who does all kinds of work
fallow
adj; plowed but not sowed; uncultivated
fancied
adj; imagined; unreal
fancier
n; breeder or dealer of animals
fastidious
adj; difficult to please; squemish
fatuous
adj; brainless; inane; foolish, yet smug
fauna
n; animals of a period or region
fawning
adj; trying to please by behaving obsequiously, flattering, or cringing
febrile
adj; feverish
feckless
adj; feeble
feint
n; trick; shift; sham blow
fell
adj; cruel; deadly
ferment
n; agitation; commotion
ferret
v; drive or hunt out of hiding
fervent
adj; ardent; hot
fervid
adj; ardent
fete
v; honor at a festival
fetid
adj; malodorous; foul-smelling
fiat
n; command; authorization
filch
v; steal
filigree
n; delicate, lacelike metalwork
firebrand
n; hothead; troublemaker
fitful
adj; irregular; spasmodic; intermittent
flag
v; droop; grow feeble
fleck
v; spot
fleece
v; rob; plunder
flit
v; fly; dart lightly; pass swiftly by
floe
n; mass of floating ice
flora
n; plants of a region or era
florid
adj; ruddy; reddish; flowery
flotsam
n; drifting wreckage
flout
v; reject; mock; show contempt for
fluted
adj; having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar)
fodder
n; coarse food for cattle, horses, etc
foible
n; weakness; slight fault
foist
v; insert improperly; palm off
foment
v; stir up; instigate
foolhardy
adj; rash
foray
n; raid
forbearance
n; patience
forensic
adj; suitable to debate or courts of law
forestall
v; prevent by taking action in advance
forswear
v; renounce; abandon
fortuitous
adj; accidental; by chance
foster
v; rear; encourage
founder
v; fail completely; sink
fractious
adj; unruly; disobedient; irritable
frenetic
adj; frenzied; frantic
frieze
n; ornamental band on a wall
frond
n; fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
froward
adj; stubbornly contrary; obstinately disobedient
fructify
v; bear fruit
fulminate
v; denounce thunderously
fulsome
adj; disgustingly excessive
functionary
n; official
furtive
adj; stealthy; sneaky
fusillade
n; simultaneous firing or outburst
fritter
v; waste
fervor
n; glowing ardor intensity of feeling.