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"F" & "G" Words

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Definition
fallacy   an invalid or incorrect notion; a mistaken belief  
fallow   unseeded; inactive; dormant  
fatuous   silly; foolish  
fawn   to flatter or praise excessively  
feckless   ineffectual; irresponsible  
felicitous   apt; suitably expressed; well chosen  
fervent   greatly emotional or zealous  
fetid   stinking; smelly  
fetter   to shackle; to put in chains  
filibuster   intentional obstruction, especially using prolonged speechmaking to delay legislative action  
filigree   an ornamental work, especially of delicate, lace-like patterns  
florid   flowery; ornate; ruddy  
flout   to demonstrate contempt for, as in a rule or convention  
foment   to incite; to rouse  
forbearance   patience; willingness to wait  
forestall   to hinder; to avert  
forswear   to renounce; repudiate  
fortuitous   happening by fortunate accident or chance  
founder   to sink; to fail completely  
fracas   noisy quarrel; brawl  
fractious   quarrelsome; unruly  
frieze   a semi-sculptural, raised-surface strip of ornamental facade on a building  
furtive   marked by stealth; covert; surreptitious  
gainsay   to deny; to oppose  
gambol   to skip about playfully  
garner   to gather and save; to store up  
garrulous   pointlessly talkative; talking too much  
gauche   crude; awkward  
germane   relevant to the subject at hand; appropriate in subject matter  
glib   marked by ease or informality; nonchalant; lacking in depth  
gossamer   delicate; insubstantial or tenuous  
grandiloquence   pompous speech or expression  
gratuitous   unnecessary; uncalled for  
gregarious   sociable; outgoing; enjoying the company of other people  
guile   artfulness; trickery; duplicity  


   





 
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