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Glossary of Kaplan's SAT Vocab (F)

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facetious
adj. witty, humorous
facile
adj. easily accomplished; seeming to lack sincerity or depth; arrived at without due effort
fallacious
adj. tending to deceive or mislead; based on a fallacy
febrile
adj. feverish, marked by intense emotion or activity
feckless
adj. ineffective, worthless
feign
v. to pretend, to give a false appearance of
feral
adj. suggestive of a wild beast, not domesticated
fictive
adj. fictional, relating to imaginative creation
filibuster
v. to use obstructionist tactics, especially prolonged speech making, in order to delay something
fitful
adj. intermittent, lacking steadiness; characterized by irregular bursts of activity
flippant
adj. marked by disrespectful lightheartedness or casualness
flout
v. to scorn, to disregard with contempt
fodder
n. raw material, as for artistic creation; readily abundant ideas or creations
forego
v. to precede, to go ahead of
forgo
v. to do without, to abstain from
formidable
adj. fearsome, daunting; tending to inspire awe or wonder
fortitude
n. strength of mind that allows one to encounter adversity with courage
fortuitous
adj. by chance, especially by favorable chance
frenetic
adj. frantic, frenzied
fulsome
adj. abundant; flattering in an insincere way
furlough
n. a leave of absence, especially granted to a soldier or prisoner
furtive
adj. sly, with hidden motives

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