Words beginning with “fr”

The sound “fr” suggests fragmentation. Freckles are fragments of melanin. French fries are fractions of potato. Human fractures make one frail. frond

fern frail fractions fractal fragments cauliflower

fringe French fries

fracture freckles frilly

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Words beginning with “fr”

frizzy

froth fright ’fro frown frying pan fried egg frog
A frog jumps to and fro, especially when frightened. Froth results from friction in fluid. A frizzy hairstyle—i.e., an afro, sometimes called a “’fro”—resembles freed or frothy hair.
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free

Words beginning with “fr”

frozen fruit frost

fragrance

The phoneme “fr” is also about smell and its absence, frangipani with “fruit,” “fragrance,” and frankincense freezer “frangipani” giving off scent, while “frost,” “frozen,” and “freezer,” frigid are devoid of odor. refrigerator

or fridge

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What other words start with “fr”?

The country of _ _ ance is known for _ _ ench _ _ ies, _ _ og legs, famous artists, romance, and the Eiffel Tower.

One often comes home _ _om a _ _ iend’s house. Close _ _ iends often hug, but when the police touch you, it’s called being _ _ isked.

A _ _ ont door is found at the _ _ ont of the house. A picture _ _ ame looks like a _ _ ont door. Both protect what’s inside.

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