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)
Features= overall appearance of the face
febrile= feverish
fecundity= fertility; fruitfulness
fecund= very productive of crops or young
feebleminded= deficient in intelligence; very stupid
feign= pretend
feint= trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action
felicitous= (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
felicity =happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.)
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; wild
ferment =agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity)
fermentation= chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; agitation
ferocious= fierce; violent
ferret =drive or hunt out of hiding; hunt with ferrets
fertile= producing many young, fruits, or seeds; (of land) producing good crops
fervent= ardent; zealous; hot
fervid= ardent; zealous; hot
fervor= glowing ardor; intensity of feeling
fester =rankle; produce irritation or resentment
festive= joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
fete= honor at a festival; celebrate or honor with a feast
fetid= malodorous; foul
fetish =object believed to have spiritual powers
fetter =shackle; restrict the freedom of
feud= bitter prolonged quarrel (usually between two peoples or families)
fiasco =total failure
fiat =command; arbitrary order
fickle =changeable (in affections or friendship)
fictitious= imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive
fidelity =loyalty; accuracy
fiend =evil spirit; devil
figment= invention; something invented; imaginary thing
figurative= not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
figure =written symbols; number; 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; concluding part
finery =beautiful clothes for a special occasion
finesse= delicate skill
finicky =too particular; fussy; difficult to please
finish =surface texture; completeness of execution
finished= properly made and complete
finite= limited
firebrand= piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker
fissure =crevice; crack
fit =sudden outburst of an illness or feeling; convulsion caused by epilepsy
fitful =spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
flaccid= flabby; lacking firmness; weak
flag =droop; grow feeble; decline in vigor or strength
flagrant= conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant
flail= beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly
flair =talent
flamboyant= ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored
flashy= showy; gaudy; giving a momentary brilliance
flaunt= display ostentatiously
Flay= strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
fleck =spot; mark with flecks
fledgling = (fledglings) inexperienced
fleece =wool coat of a sheep
fleet =fast; rapid
fleeting = passing quickly; ephemeral
flick =light stroke as with a whip
flicker =burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly
flighty = (esp. of a woman’s behavior) capricious; often changing
flinch =hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant)
flip =send (something) spinning, often into the air
flippant =lacking proper seriousness
flirt =behave in a way that attracts (sexual) attention
flit= fly; fly or move lightly or quickly; dart lightly
floe =flat mass of floating ice
flora =plants of a region or era
florescence= condition or period of flowering
florid= ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate
flotsam =drifting wreckage
flounder =struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily
flourish= grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures
flout= reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn
flowery =full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
fluctuate= waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves
fluency= smoothness of speech
fluke= unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck
flush =redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly
fluster= confuse; 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, rapidly, and irregularly
flux =flowing; series of changes; fluctuation
fodder =coarse food for cattle, horses, etc
foible =small weakness of character; slight fault
foil =defeat; frustrate; prevent from being successful
foist= insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion
foliage= masses of leaves
foment =stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
foolhardy= rash; reckless; foolishly daring
foppish =vain about dress and appearance
Fop= man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
foray =raid; sudden raid or military advance
forbearance= patience; forgiveness
Forbear= refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient
ford =place where a river can be crossed on foot
forebears = (forbears) ancestors
foreboding =premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil
forebode=be a warning of (something unpleasant)
forensic= suitable to debate or courts of law
forerunner= predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
foreshadow= give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
foresight =ability to foresee future happenings; 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; reproduce fraudulently
forgo= (forego) give up; do without
forlorn= sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
formality =ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules
formidable= menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat
forsake= desert; abandon; renounce
forswear= renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up
forte =strong point or special talent in a person’s character
forthcoming= happening in the near future; ready; willing to help
forthright =straightforward; direct; frank
fortitude =bravery; courage; strength of mind
fortuitous =accidental; by chance
forum =public square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion
forward= presumptuous or bold
foster =rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage
foul =very bad or disagreeable; 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; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered
frail =weak
franchise= right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote
frantic =wild; distraught as from fear or worry
fraudulent= cheating; deceitful
fraught= filled (with something unpleasant); full
fray =brawl; fight
freebooter =pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
frenetic =frenzied; 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; rubbing against
frieze= ornamental horizontal band on a wall
frigid =intensely cold; cold in manner
fringe=decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
frisk =move about playfully; frolic
fritter =waste (time or money on unimportant things)
frivolous= lacking in seriousness
Flippant =self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention
frock =long loose garment (worn by monks)
frolic= play and jump about happily; frisk
frolicsome= prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky
frond= fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
fructify =bear fruit; produce fruit
frugality= thrift; economy
frugal= practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
fruitful = producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
fruition= bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization
frustrate= thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
fuddle =make stupid or confused as with alcoholic drink
fugitive=fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time
fulcrum =support on which a lever rests or pivots
fulminate= thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
fulsome =disgustingly excessive; 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; primary; essential
funereal= sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
furor= frenzy; great anger and excitement
furrow =long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin
furtive =stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice)
fusillade= simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
Fusion= union; coalition
fuss= trouble or worry over trifles; make nervous
fussy= fastidious; finicky; easily upset
futile= useless; hopeless; ineffectual

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