Gre Common Vocabulary List “F, G, H”


facetious: Amusing.

fallacious: Illogical.

fatuous: Idiotic

fawn: A young deer.

feint: Any sham, pretense, or deceptive movement.

felon: A criminal or depraved person.

ferocity: Savageness.

fervid: Intense.

fervor: Ardor or intensity of feeling.

fidelity: Loyalty.

flamboyant: Characterized by extravagance and in general by want of good taste.

flippant: Having a light, pert, trifling disposition.

florid: Flushed with red.

flout: To treat with contempt.

foible: A personal weakness or failing.

foment: To nurse to life or activity; to encourage.

foppish: Characteristic of one who is unduly devoted to dress and the niceties of manners.

forswear: To renounce upon oath.

fragile: Easily broken.

frantic: Frenzied.

frugal: Economical.

fulminate: To cause to explode.

garrulous: Given to constant trivial talking.

germane: Relevant.

gesticulate: To make gestures or motions, as in speaking, or in place of speech.

glimmer: A faint, wavering, unsteady light.

gossamer: Flimsy.

gourmand: A connoisseur in the delicacies of the table.

grievous: Creating affliction.

guile: Duplicity.

gullible: Credulous.

halcyon: Calm.

harangue: A tirade.

harbinger: One who or that which foreruns and announces the coming of any person or thing.

head: Adv. Precipitately, as in diving.

hirsute: Having a hairy covering.

hoodwink: To deceive.

hospitable: Disposed to treat strangers or guests with generous kindness.

hypocrisy: Extreme insincerity.

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