Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/61

Click to flip

61 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
fabricated
constructed, invented; faked, falsified
facade
face, front; mask, superficial appearance
fallow
uncultivated, unused
fathom
to measure the depth of, gauge
fatuous
stupid; foolishly self-satisfied; silly
fawn
to flatter excessively, seek the favor of
feckless
ineffective, careless; irresponsible
fecund
fertile, fruitful, productive
feign
to pretend, give a false impression; to invent falsely
felicitous
suitable, appropriate;; well-spoken
fetter
to bind, chain, confine
fiasco
disaster, utter failure
fidelity
loyalty
filibuster
use of obstructive tactics in a legislative assembly to prevent adoption of a measure
fission
process of splitting into two parts
flagrant
outrageous, shameless; consipicuously wicked; blatant
flaunt
to show off
fledgling
young bird just learning to fly; beginner, novice
florid
gaudy, extremely ornate; ruddy, flushed, reddish, flowery
flounder
to falter, waver; to muddle, struggle
foil
to defeat, frustrate
foliate
to grow, sprout leaves
foment
to arouse or incite
forbearance
patience, restraint, leniency
foreclose
to rule out; to seize debtor's property for lack of payment
forensic
relating to legal proceedings; relating to debates
forlorn
dreary, deserted; unhappy; hopeless, despairing
forswear
to repudiate, renounce, disclaim, reject
fracas
noisy dispute
fractious
unruly, rebellious, troublesome, irritable
fraudulent
deceitful, dishonest, unethical
fraught
full of, accompanied by
frenzied
feverishly fast, hectic, and confused
fusion
process of merging things to one
facile
easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial
facilitate
help bring about; make less difficult
fallacious
false; misleading; incorrect
fanaticism
excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause
fastidious
difficult to please; squeamish; meticulous, demanding, having high and often unattainable standards
feasible
practical
fervor
glowing arder; intensity of feeling
fickle
changeable; faithless
figurative
not literal, but metaphorical; using a figure of speech
flippant
lacking proper seriousness
fluctuate
waver; shift
foolhardy
rash; heedless
foresight
ability to foresee future happenings; prudence
forestall
prevent by taking action in advance
forsake
desert; abandon; renounce
forthright
outspoken; frank
fortuitous
accidental; by chance
foster
rear; encourage; nurture
founder
fail completely; sink; person who establishes an organization, business
frail
weak
frivolous
lacking in seriousness; self-indulgently carefree; relatively unimportant
frugality
thrift; economy
fundamental
basic; primary; essential
furtive
stealthy; sneaky
futile
ineffective; fruitless
feral
wild, savage
fetid
having a foul odor