GRE Word List-F

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GRE Word List-F

This is a Complete List of GRE Word List-F. Fabricate =build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive facade= front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance facet =small plane surface (of a gem (precious stone)); a side facetious= joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous facile= easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep facility = ability to do something easily and well facilitate =help bring about; make less difficult facsimile =copy faction =party; clique (within a large group); dissension factious= inclined to form factions; causing dissension factitious= artificial; produced artificially; sham; false factotum =handyman; person who does all kinds of work faculty = mental or bodily powers; teaching staff fake= not genuine fallacious= false; based on a fallacy; misleading fallacy = false idea or notion; false reasoning fallible =liable to err fallow = (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated falsify =make (something written) false by changing falter= hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness fanaticism= excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause fancied =imagined; unreal fancier= breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal fanciful= whimsical; visionary; imaginary fancy = imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature) fanfare =call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display farce =broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening far-fetched= too improbable to be believed; implausible fashion =give shape to; make fastidious =difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky fatalism =belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one’s control Fatal= causing death fathom= comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of fathomless= too deep to be measured or understood; unfathomable fatuous= smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly fauna= animals of a period or region favoritism= display of partiality toward a favored person fawning= courting favor by cringing and flattering Fawn= exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness faze= disconcert; dismay; embarrass feasible= practical; able to be carried out; practicable feature= distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth)

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com/GRE-Word-List-F. rapid fleeting = passing quickly. intensity of feeling fester =rankle. (of land) producing good crops fervent= ardent. irregular flaccid= flabby. move waveringly flighty = (esp. choice. fruits. giving a momentary brilliance flaunt= display ostentatiously Flay = strip off skin. dart lightly floe =flat mass of floating ice http://www. foul fetish =object believed to have spiritual powers fetter =shackle. appropriateness (of a remark. mark with flecks fledgling = (fledglings) inexperienced fleece =wool coat of a sheep fleet =fast. hunt with ferrets fertile= producing many young. often changing flinch =hesitate. bad. crack fit =sudden outburst of an illness or feeling. devil figment= invention. convulsion caused by epilepsy fitful =spasmodic. fly or move lightly or quickly. amount represented in numbers figurine= small ornamental statuette(very small statue) filch =steal (things of small value) filial =pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter filibuster= block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches filigree =delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork filing= particle removed by a file filth =dirty matter finale= conclusion. feigned attack to draw away defensive action felicitous= (of a word or remark) apt. decline in vigor or strength flagrant= conspicuously wicked. wild ferment =agitation. hot fervor= glowing ardor. relating to a feast or festival fete= honor at a festival. gaudy. difficult to please finish =surface texture. move wildly flair =talent flamboyant= ornate. produce irritation or resentment festive= joyous. violent ferret =drive or hunt out of hiding. non-existent. of a woman’s behavior) capricious. completeness of execution finished= properly made and complete finite= limited firebrand= piece of burning wood. fussy. remove the skin from. hothead. lacking firmness. purposely invented to deceive fidelity =loyalty. etc. imaginary thing figurative= not literal but metaphorical. criticize harshly fleck =spot. shift. concluding part finery =beautiful clothes for a special occasion finesse= delicate skill finicky =too particular. celebrate or honor with a feast fetid= malodorous. troublemaker fissure =crevice. using a figure(impression) of speech figure =written symbols. celebratory. ephemeral flick =light stroke as with a whip flicker =burn unsteadily or fitfully.english-for-students. sham blow.1/24/2014 GRE Word List-F feature= distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth) Features= overall appearance of the face febrile= feverish fecundity = fertility.html 2/4 . intermittent. hot fervid= ardent. restrict the freedom of feud= bitter prolonged quarrel (usually between two peoples or families) fiasco =total failure fiat =command. often into the air flippant =lacking proper seriousness flirt =behave in a way that attracts (sexual) attention flit= fly. arbitrary order fickle =changeable (in affections or friendship) fictitious= imaginary. accuracy fiend =evil spirit. commotion(noisy and excited activity) fermentation= chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds. very stupid feign= pretend feint= trick.) Feline= of a member of the cat family fell =cut or knock down (a tree or a person) felon =person convicted of a grave crime felony = serious crime feral = (of an animal) not domestic. something invented. highly elaborate. zealous. plunder. blatant flail= beat with or as if with a flail. shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant) flip =send (something) spinning. or offensive. fruitfulness fecund= very productive of crops or young feebleminded= deficient in intelligence. or seeds. zealous. agitation ferocious= fierce. richly colored flashy = showy. suitably expressed. weak flag =droop. grow feeble. well chosen felicity =happiness. number.

abandon. make nervous and confused fluted =having vertical parallel grooves Flute= make long parallel inward curves in flute= long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column flutter = (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly. one that comes before and indicates the approach of another foreshadow= give an indication beforehand. prefigure foresight =ability to foresee future happenings. deceitful fraught= filled (with something unpleasant). arousing fear. abandon. by chance forum =public square of an ancient Roman city. full fray =brawl. public place for open discussion forward= presumptuous or bold foster =rear. portend. flowery. reckless. frustrate. fight freebooter =pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich frenetic =frenzied. courage.english-for-students. stroke of fortune. renounce forswear= renounce under oath. wretched. instigate. feeling of coming evil forebode=be a warning of (something unpleasant) forensic= suitable to debate or courts of law forerunner= predecessor. impose upon another by coercion foliage= masses of leaves foment =stir up. slight fault foil =defeat. fluctuation fodder =coarse food for cattle. very dirty founder =person who establishes (an organization or business) fracas =brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part fractious= unruly. rubbing against frieze= ornamental horizontal band on a wall frigid =intensely cold. scorn flowery =full of flowers. etc foible =small weakness of character. show contempt for. difficult to defeat forsake= desert. frolic fritter =waste (time or money on unimportant things) frivolous= lacking in seriousness Flippant =self-indulgently carefree. forgiveness Forbear= refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way). mock. willing to help forthright =straightforward. blush. cold in manner fringe=decorative edge of hanging threads. unworthy of serious attention http://www. full of ornate expressions fluctuate= waver. foolishly daring foppish =vain about dress and appearance Fop= man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance foray =raid. make sweeping gestures flout= reject. (of a complexion) reddish. ready. desolate formality =ceremonious quality. shift. direct. incite. right to vote frantic =wild. make a solemn promise to give up forte =strong point or special talent in a person’s character forthcoming= happening in the near future. be patient ford =place where a river can be crossed on foot forebears = (forbears) ancestors foreboding =premonition of evil. ceremonious adherence to rules formidable= menacing. prosper. distraught as from fear or worry fraudulent= cheating. series of changes.1/24/2014 GRE Word List-F floe =flat mass of floating ice flora =plants of a region or era florescence= condition or period of flowering florid= ruddy. flow suddenly and abundantly fluster= confuse. frantic frenzied= madly excited frenzy =violent wild excitement fresco= painting on wet plaster (usually fresh) fret be =annoyed or vexed friction =clash or conflict in opinion. horses.com/GRE-Word-List-F. threatening. do without forlorn= sad and lonely. prevent from being successful foist= insert improperly. bring up (for a certain period only).html 3/4 . very ornate flotsam =drifting wreckage flounder =struggle and thrash about. bad-tempered frail =weak franchise= right or privilege granted by authority. strength of mind fortuitous =accidental. peevish. frank fortitude =bravery. and irregularly flux =flowing. promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant) foolhardy = rash. prudence in providing for the future forestall =prevent by taking action in advance forfeit =something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract forge= counterfeit. rise and fall as if in waves fluency = smoothness of speech fluke= unlikely occurrence. encourage foul =very bad or disagreeable. rapidly. cranky. sudden raid or military advance forbearance= patience. proceed clumsily flourish= grow well. accidental stroke of good luck flush =redden. be a sign of (what is coming). reproduce fraudulently forgo= (forego) give up. edge frisk =move about playfully.

produce fruit frugality = thrift.com/GRE-Word-List-F. producing in abundance fruition= bearing of fruit. primary. gay. coalition fuss= trouble or worry over trifles. make nervous fussy = fastidious. fulfillment. solemn. frisky frond= fern leaf. prolific. lasting only a short time fulcrum =support on which a lever rests or pivots fulminate= thunder. hopeless. deep wrinkle in the skin furtive =stealthy. defeat. easily upset futile= useless.english-for-students. ineffectual Go to The GRE Word List Index From GRE Word List-F to HOME PAGE http://www. costing little. frisk frolicsome= prankish. realization frustrate= thwart. explode. suitable for a funeral furor= frenzy. palm or banana leaf fructify =bear fruit. issue a severe denunciation fulsome =disgustingly excessive. finicky. quiet and secret (trying to escape notice) fusillade= simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles. prevent from accomplishing a purpose fuddle =make stupid or confused as with alcoholic drink fugitive=fleeting or transitory. profitable.html 4/4 . offensively flattering fumble= move the fingers and hands awkwardly (in search of something) functional =made for practical use only (without decoration) functionary =official (who performs a particular function) fundamental =basic. inexpensive fruitful = producing results. questions. playful.) Fusion= union. unworthy of serious attention frock =long loose garment (worn by monks) frolic= play and jump about happily.1/24/2014 GRE Word List-F Flippant =self-indulgently carefree. merry. etc. essential funereal= sad. economy frugal= practicing economy. great anger and excitement furrow =long shallow trench made by a plow.

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