F: ADJECTIVES

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fabulous
amazing; fantastic
faded
having lost freshness or brilliance of color
faint
weak, dim

There was still the f........... hope deep within him that she might never need to know.
fair
just, equal

all's f....... in love and war

You won f....... and square (= honestly and straightforwardly)!
faithful
loyal
fallacious
incorrect, misleading

We almost printed his f.............. information!
flattering
full of praise and compliments

He thought that all women like f............ talks.
fanatical
obsessively concerned with something:

he was f............... about security at night.
fancy
very nice looking; expensive

I don't prefer to wear f......... clothes for such occasions.
far-fetched
unlikely and unconvincing; implausible. (с натя́жкой, притя́нутый за́ волосы/уши)
far-flung
distant or remote:

the f.................. corners of the world.
fascinating
extremely interesting
faulty
working badly or unreliably because of imperfections:

a car with f.......... brakes.
fearful
feeling afraid; showing fear or anxiety:

the mothers were f.............. that their daughters would marry and move abroad.
fearless
not afraid of anyone or anything
feeble
extremely weak

His voice sounded f.......... and far away.

She was too f.......... to leave her room.
feigned
simulated or pretended, fake

he accepted the invitation with feigned enthusiasm
fertile
able to produce babies, young animals, or new plants

Most men remain f.......... into old age.
festive
looking or feeling bright and cheerful in a way that seems suitable for celebrating something

The atmosphere was f.......... and jolly.
John was obviously in a f.......... mood.
fierce
angry, violent, or ready to attack

the tiger is a f........... predator

The IT market is a place of f........ competition.
filthy
very dirty:

a f............ hospital with no sanitation
finicky
fussy about one's needs or requirements:

a f.......... eate
f.......... requirements

(чересчу́р) разбо́рчивый, привере́дливый
flagrant
used to describe an action, situation, or someone's behaviour that you find extremely bad or shocking in a very obvious way

The judge called the decision 'a f........ violation of international law'.

His failure to turn his attention to f........ wastes of public money is inexcusable.

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flawless
impeccable, perfect, having no f.....w

F............. victory! (from Mortal Kombat)
flimsy
A f........... object is weak because it is made of a weak material, or is badly made.

a f......... wooden door.
a pair of f......... shoes.
facetious
flippant; treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor

(неуме́стно шутли́вый)
frivolous
If you describe someone as f............, you mean they behave in a silly or light-hearted way, rather than being serious and sensible.

My mother often spends her monthly pension on f........... purchases she never uses.

легкомы́сленный
foamy
having f......, whipped or creamy

a beach with f........... waves
a mug of f......... beer
foregoing
the f.............. - mentioned earlier

вышеупомянутый
forgetful
absent-minded
fortunate
lucky
frail
someone who is f.......... is weak and thin because they are old or ill

f.......... elderly people
her f............ health
fragile
delicate, breakable

It could do considerable damage if it happened to hit some of the more f.............. equipment.

The parcel was marked F................ - HANDLE WITH CARE.
frantic
extremely worried and frightened about a situation, so that you cannot control your feelings

There was still no news of Jill, and her parents were getting f............ .
frightening
terrifying, scary
furry
covered with fur or short threads → fluffy

f........... kittens
furtive
behaving as if you want to keep something secret; secretive

There was something f............. about his actions.

His movements were quick and f.............. , and he spoke in a whisper.
future
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futuristic
something which is f.............. looks unusual and modern, as if it belongs in the future instead of the present

• The car, with its sleek f........... styling, certainly looks impressive.
fuzzy
if a sound or picture is f............ , it is unclear → blurred

Some of the photos were so f......... it was hard to tell who was who.

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