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fallible
liable to err
fallow
plowed but not sowed, uncultivated
falter
hesitate
fancy
notion, whim, inclination
fatalism
belief that events are determined by forces beyond one's control
fatuous
foolish, inane
faze
disconcert, dismay
feasible
practical
fecundity
fertility, fruitfulness
felicitous
apt, suitably expressed, well chosen
felicity
happiness, appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.)
fell (v)
cut or knock down, bring down (with a missile)
feral
not domestic, wild
ferment
agitation, commotion
ferret
drive or hunt out of hiding
fervid
ardent
fester
rankle, produce irritation or resentment
fetid
malodorous
fetter
shackle
fiasco
total failure
fickle
changeable, faithless
fidelity
loyalty
figment
invention, imaginary thing
figurative
not literal, but metaphorical; using a figure of speech
filament
fine thread or fiber, threadlike structure within a light bulb
filch
steal
filial
pertaining to a son or daughter
filibuster
to block legislation by making long speeches
finale
conclusion
finesse
delicate skill
firebrand
hothead, troublemaker
fissure
crevice
fitful
spasmodic, intermittent
flabbergasted
astounded, astonished, overcome with surprise
flaccid
flabby
flag
droop, grow feeble
flair
talent
flaunt
display ostentatiously
fleck
spot
fledgling
inexperienced
fleece (v)
rob, plunder
flinch
hesitate, shrink
fathom
comprehend, investigate
fell (adj)
cruel, deadly
fictitious
imaginary
feint
strick, shift, sham blow