Monday, 23 May 2011


Facility: building made or used for convenience, ease of moving or doing, aptitude
Facsimile: copy or reproduction of an item, typically a book
Fainéant: sluggard, do-nothing, ne’er-do-well , idle and ineffectual
Falciform: falcate, curved, convex, sickle-shaped
Famished: extremely hungry, ravenous, starved
Famulus: sorcerer’s apprentice or assistant
Façade: affected aura or mannerisms to beguile or deceive
Felicity: state of happiness, joy, ecstasy
Fissure: long narrow opening, a crack or cleft, process of splitting or separating, division
Fleur-de-lys: stylized insignia of a lily
Foliage: plant leaves or greenery, as a collective
Formulaic: being of no special quality or type, average, routine, undistinguished
Forte: niche in which a person excels
Foudroyant: dazzling, scintillating, sudden and overwhelming
Frescade: a cool, breezy walk, a shady place, a relaxing place with ample shade
Frolic: to behave playfully and candidly, romp, to engage in flirting, joking, or teasing
Frost: hoarfrost, degree or state of coldness, covering of minute ice needles
Fuchsia: bright pinkish-purple
Fuliginous: having the color of soot, dark, dusky, charcoal-colored
Fumarole: hole in an area of volcanic activity from which gases and hot smoke escape
Fumulus: a thin cloud resembling a veil and forming at any level
Furrow: to wrinkle, a wrinkle, a rut, groove, or trench
Fuselage: central body of an aircraft, to which the wings and tail assembly are attached
Fusillade: salvo, rapid discharge of firearms
Galaxy: collection of stars, gas, and dust bound together by gravity
Gale: a harsh gust of wind, a strong current of wind
Galleria: spacious passageway, court, or indoor mall, usually with a vaulted roof, gallery
Gallery: raised area, often having a stepped or sloping floor, in a public building
Gambol: to skip or jump merrily
Gaucherie: awkwardness, inexperience, embarrassments
Girandole: a mirror having attached candle holders
Glacial: slow, staggering, of or pertaining to glaciers or ice sheets
Glimpse: brief, incomplete view or look, to glance at
Glisten: to shine by reflection with a sparkling luster, coruscate, shimmer
Gloaming: dusk, twilight, evening, vesper
Gloom: sadness, melancholy, depression
Glyph: a sigil or specific insignia, a letter of language, an arcane mark
Gossamer: delicate, light, flimsy, transparent and thin, like a spider’s silk
Gracile: gracefully slender or thin, graceful
Grandeur: splendor, magnificence, quality or state of being grand
Grazioso: a direction in music, graceful, smooth, or elegant in style

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