TEAS, Vocabulary Part I

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ABASH

TO MAKE ASHAMED; TO EMBARRASS

ABATE

TO SUBSIDE; TO REDUCE

ABDICATE

TO STEP DOWN FROM A POSITION OF POWER OR RESPONSIBILITY

FABRICATION

A LIE; SOMETHING MADE UP

FACETIOUS

HUMOROUS; NOT SERIOUS ; CLUMSILY HUMOROUS

FACILE

FLUENT; SKILLFUL IN A SUPERFICIAL WAY;EASY

FACTION

A GROUP USUALLY A PART OF A LARGER GROUP UNITED AROUND SOME CAUSE; DISAGREEMENT WITHIN AN ORGANIZATION

FARCICAL

ABSURD; LUDICROUS

FASTIDIOUS

METICULOUS; DEMANDING; FINICKY

FATALIST

SOMEONE WHO BELIEVES THAT FUTURE EVENTS ARE ALREADY DETERMINED AND THAT HUMANS ARE POWERLESS TO CHANGE THEM

FATUOUS

FOOLISH; SILLY ; IDIOTIC

FAUNA

ANIMALS

FECUND

FERTILE; PRODUCTIVE

FELICITY

HAPPINESS; SKILLFULNESS; ESPECIALLY AT EXPRESSING THINGS; ADEPTNESS

FERVOR

GREAT WARMTH OR EARNESTNESS; ARDOR; ZEAL

FETTER

TO RESTRAIN; TO HAMPER

FIDELITY

FAITHFULNESS; LOYALTY

FIGURATIVE

BASED ON FIGURES OF SPEECH; METAPHORICAL

FINESSE

SKILLFUL MANEUVERING; SUBTLETY; CRAFTINESS

FLAGRANT

GLARINGLY BAD; NOTORIOUS; SCANDALOUS

FLAUNT

TO SHOW OFF; TO DISPLAY OSTENTATIOUSLY

FLOUT

TO DISREGARD SOMETHING OUT OF DISRESPECT

FOIBLE

A MINOR CHARACTER FLAW

FOMENT

TO STIR UP; TO INSTIGATE

FORBEAR

TO REFRAIN FROM; TO ABSTAIN

FOREGO

TO DO WITHOUT; TO FORBEAR

FORSAKE

TO ABANDON; TO RENOUNCE; TO RELINQUISH

FORTUITOUS

ACCIDENTAL; OCCURING BY CHANCE

FOUNDER

TO FAIL; TO COLLAPSE; TO SINK

FRATERNAL

LIKE BROTHERS

FRENETIC

FRANTIC; FRENZIED

FRUGAL

ECONOMICAL; PENNY-PINCHING

FURTIVE

SECRETIVE; SLY

FUTILE

USELESS; HOPELESS

GARRULOUS

TALKATIVE; CHATTY

GAUCHE

UNSKILLFUL; AWKWARD; MALADROIT

GENRE

A TYPE OF CATEGORY; ESPECIALLY OF ART AND WRITING F

GENTEEL

REFINED; POLITE; ARISTOCRATIC

GESTICULATE

TO MAKE GESTURES; ESPECIALLY WHEN SPEAKING OR IN PLACE OF SPEAKING

GLUT

SURPLUS; AN OVERABUNDANCE

GRANDILOQUENT

POMPOUS; USING A LOT OF BIG FANCY WORDS IN AN ATTEMPT TO SOUND IMPRESSIVE

GRANDIOSE

ABSURDLY EXAGGERATED

GRATUITOUS

GIVEN FREELY; UNJUSTIFIED; UNPROVOKED; UNCALLED FOR (SAID OF SOMETHING BAD)

GRAVITY

SERIOUSNESS

GREGARIOUS

SOCIABLE; ENJOYING THE COMPANY OF OTHERS

GUILE

CUNNING; DUPLICITY; ARTFULNESS

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