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fruiton
bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization. After years of scrimping and saving, her dream of owning her own home finally came to fruition
frugality
thrift; economy. In economically hard times, anyone who doesn't learn to practice frugality risks bankrupcy
fructify
bear frut. this peach tree should fructify in three years.
froward
stubbornly contracy; obstinately disobedient. Miss Watson declared that Huck was a froward child, stubborn in his wickedness, and that no good would come of condoning his disobedience
frond
fern laf; palm or banana leaf. After the storm the beach wsa littered with the fronds of palm trees
frolicsome
prankish; gay. The frolicsome puppy tried to lick the fcae of its master
frivolous
lacking in seriousness; self-indulgently carefree; relatively unimportant. Though Nancy enjoyed Bill's frivolous, lighthearted companionship, she sometiems wondered whether he could ever be serious. frivolity N
fritter
waste. He could not apply himself to any task and frittered away his time in idle conversation
frigid
intensely cold. Alaska is in the frigid zone
frieze
ornamental band on a wall. The frieze of the churhc was adorned with sculpture
friction
clas in opinion; rubbin against. The activist Saul Alinsky wrote, 'Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.'
fret
be annoyed or vexed. To fret over your poor grdes is foolish; instead, decide to work harder in the future.
fresco
painting on plaster (usually fresh). The cathedral is visited by many tourists who wish to admire the frescoes by Giotto.
frenzied
madly excited. As soon as they smelled smke, the frenzied animals milled about in their cages
frenetic
frenzied; frantic, zeal, enthusiastic. The novels of the beat generation reflect a frenetic, restless pursuit of new sensation and experience, and a disdain for the conventional measures of economic and social success