fallacy

a mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound argument

famished

extremely hungry

fastidious

very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail

feasible

possible to do easily or conveniently

fend

look after and provide for oneself, without any help from others

ferret

look around in a place or container in search of something

flair

a special or instinctive aptitude or ability for doing something well

flustered

(someone) to be agitated or confused

foreboding

a feeling that something bad will happen

forfeit

lose or be deprived of (property or a right or privilege) as a penalty for wrongdoing

formula

a method, statement, or procedure for achieving something

fortify

strengthen or invigorate (someone) mentally or physically

foster

encourage or promote the development of (something, typically something regarded as good)

gaunt

(of a person) lean and haggard, especially because of suffering, hunger, or age

generation

a single stage in the development of a type of people or product

gingerly

in a careful or cautious manner

glut

an excessively abundant supply of something

grapple

struggle with or work hard to deal with or overcome (a difficulty or challenge)

grope

feel about or search blindly or uncertainly with the hands

gullible

easily persuaded to believe something

haggard

looking exhausted and unwell, especially from fatigue, worry, or suffering

haven

a place of safety or refuge

heritage

valued objects and qualities such as cultural traditions, unspoiled countryside, and historic buildings that have been passed down from previous generations

hindrance

a thing that provides resistance, delay, or obstruction to something or someone

hover

remain at or near a particular level

humane

having or showing compassion or benevolence

imperative

of vital importance; crucial

inaugurate

begin or introduce (a system, policy, or period)

incense

make (someone) very angry

indifferent

having no particular interest or sympathy; unconcerned

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