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Factious

adj. dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)

Factitious

adj. not produced by natural forces

fastidious

adj. giving careful attention to detail; hard to pleasel excessively concerned with cleanliness; having complicated nutritional requirements (esp growing only in special artificial cultures)

Fatuous

adj. devoid of intelligence

feckless

adj. generally incompetent and ineffectual; not fit to assume responsibility

fervor

n feelings of great warmth and intensity; the state of being emotionally arouse and worked up

flagrant

adj. conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

formidable

adj. inspiring fear, extremely impressive in strength or excellence

fortuitous

adj. occurring by happy chance; having no cause

fractious

adj. unpredictably difficult in operation; likely to be troublesome; stubbornly resistant to authority or control; easily irritated or annoyed (zooey)

furtive

adj. marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed; secret and sly

fusty

adj. old-fashioned and out of date; stale and unclean smelling

fecundity

n. the intellectual productivity of a creative imagination; the quality of something that causes or assists healthy growth; the state of being fertile, capable of producing offsping (scarlotte)

galvanize

vt stimulate (muscles) by administering a shock; cover with zinc, to stimulate

garner

vt, n a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed; store grian, assemble or get together, acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions

gauche

adj. lacking social polish (alexa)

glossolalia

n. repetitive nonmeningful speech (especially associated with a trance state or religious fervor) (Sara and Scarlotte)

gossamer

adj. characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy; so thin as to transmit lihgt, a gauze favric with an extremely fine texture; filaments from a web that was spun by a spider

gratuitous

adj. without cause; unnecessary and unwarranted; costing nothing

guile

n. the use of tricks to decieve someone (usually to extract money from them); the quality of being crafty, shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception

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