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  1. fallow:farmers have learned that it is advisable to permit land to lie fallow every few years
    uncultivated
  2. falter: when told to dive off the high board, she did not falter but proceeded at once
    hesitate
  3. fanaticism: when fundamentalists demanded the death of the men because his novel questioned their faith, world opinion condemned them for their fanaticism
    excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause
  4. fastidious: he was such a fastidious eater that he would eat a sandwich only if his mother first cut off every scrap of crust
    difficult to please; sqeamish
  5. fathom:  I find his motives impossible to fathom; in fact, I totally clueless about what goes on in his mind
    comprehend; investigate
  6. feasible: is it feasible to build a new stadium for the Yankees? withing funding, the project is clearly unrealistic
    practical
  7. fervor: at the protest rally, the students cheered the strikers and booed the dean with equal fervor
    glowing ardor; intensity of feeling
  8. fitful: after several fitful attempts, he decided to postpone the start of the project until he felt more energetic
    spasmodic; intermitten
  9. flagrant: the governor's appointment of his brother-in-law to the court was a flagrant violation of the state laws
    conspicuously wicked; blatant; outrageous

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