Most commonly used Words - Synonyms F - L - MCQS Study Notes

Most commonly used Words – Synonyms F – L

Most frequently used words with synonyms f – l for vocabulary building for CSS, PMS, NTS, PST, PPSC & FPSC tests and other competitive exams.
List F to L

      Word – F 


1.          face countenance, kisser, mug, pan, physiognomy, puss, visage

2.          fair just, equitable, impartial, unprejudiced, unbiased, objective, dispassionate
3.          faithful loyal, true, constant, fast, steadfast, staunch
4.          faithless unfaithful, false, disloyal, traitorous, treacherous, perfidious, recreant
5.          familiar close, intimate, confidential, chummy
6.          fanatic zealot, enthusiast
7.          fantastic bizarre, grotesque, fanciful, exotic
8.          fashion style, mode, vogue
9.          fashionable chic, dashing, in, modish, posh, sharp, smart, stylish, swank, trendy
10.      fast rapid, swift, fleet, speedy, quick, hasty, expeditious
11.      fasten anchor, fix, moor, secure [UNFASTEN]
12.      fat obese, corpulent, fleshy, portly, stout, pudgy, rotund, plump, chubby
13.      fatal deadly, mortal, lethal
14.      fate destiny, kismet, lot, portion
15.      fault failing, weakness, frailty, foible, vice
16.      favorable propitious, auspicious, benign, conducive
17.      fawn apple-polish, bootlick, kowtow, slaver, toady, truckle
18.      fear fright, dread, terror, horror, panic, alarm, dismay, consternation, trepidation
19.      feat achievement, exploit, masterstroke
20.      feeling emotion, passion, sentiment
21.      feminine female, womanly, womanish, effeminate, ladylike
22.      fertile fecund, fruitful, productive, prolific [INFERTILE]
23.      fidelity allegiance, fealty, loyalty
24.      field bailiwick, domain, province, realm, sphere, territory
25.      figure design, device, motif, pattern
26.      financial pecuniary, fiscal, monetary
27.      firm hard, solid
28.      fit suitable, meet, proper, appropriate, apt, fitting, happy, felicitous
29.      flagrant glaring, gross, egregious, rank
30.      flash gleam, glance, glint, sparkle, glitter, glisten, shimmer, glimmer,
31.      twinkle, scintillate
32.      flexible elastic, resilient, springy, supple
33.      flirt dally, play, toy, trifle
34.      flock flight, herd, drove, pack, gang, gaggle, bevy, brood
35.      flourish brandish, wave
36.      flow current, flood, flux, rush, stream, tide
37.      flutter flicker, flit, flitter, hover
38.      follow succeed, ensue, result, supervene
39.      foolish silly, fatuous, absurd, preposterous, ridiculous, ludicrous
40.      forbid ban, enjoin, interdict, prohibit, proscribe
41.      force compel, coerce, constrain, oblige, obligate
42.      foreign alien, exotic, strange
43.      foretell augur, divine, prophesy, vaticinate
44.      forgetful unmindful, oblivious
45.      forgive pardon, excuse, condone
46.      form figure, shape, configuration, contour, profile
47.      forte metier, specialty, thing
48.      found create, establish, institute, organize
49.      fragile breakable, frangible, delicate, brittle
50.      fragrance aroma, bouquet, perfume, redolence, scent
51.      frank candid, outspoken, straightforward, open
52.      freedom liberty, license
53.      frighten scare, alarm, terrify, terrorize, startle, panic
54.      frown glower, lower, scowl
55.      frustrate thwart, foil, balk
56.      full complete, plenary, replete
57.      function duty, office, role
58.      furnish equip, outfit, appoint, accouter
59.      futile barren, bootless, fruitless, unavailing, useless, vain

Word – G

60.      gather collect, assemble, congregate, accumulate, amass
61.      gaudy flashy, garish, loud, meretricious, tawdry
62.      gaze stare, gape, glare, peer, ogle
63.      general common, generic, universal [PARTICULAR]
64.      gesture gesticulation, sign, signal
65.      ghastly grim, gruesome, grisly, macabre, lurid
66.      giddy dizzy, vertiginous
67.      glad happy, cheerful, lighthearted, joyful, joyous
68.      glib slick, smooth-tongued
69.      glum gloomy, morose, crabbed, dour, saturnine, sullen, surly, sulky
70.      gossip blab, tattle
71.      gracious cordial, genial, sociable [UNGRACIOUS]
72.      grand magnificient, imposing, stately, majestic, august, grandiose
73.      grant vouchsafe, concede, accord, award
74.      graphic lifelike, realistic, vivid
75.      grieve lament, mourn, sorrow
76.      gruff brusque, blunt, bluff, curt, crusty
77.      guide lead, pilot, sheperd, steer, usher


Word – H 

78.      habit practice, custom, usage, use, wont, habitude
79.      haggard wasted, worn, careworn
80.      hamper fetter, handcuff, hobble, hog-tie, manacle, shackle, trammel
81.      handle manipulate, wield, ply
82.      happen befall, betide, chance, occur
83.      happy fortunate, lucky, providential
84.      harass harry, hound, badger, pester, plague, bait
85.      hard difficult, arduous
86.      harden acclimate, acclimatize, season, toughen
87.      haste celerity, dispatch, expedition, hurry, speed [DELIBERATION]
88.      hateful detestable, odious, obnoxious, offensive, repellent
89.      healthy sound, wholesome, hale, robust, well, hardy, vigorous
90.      heap bank, mound, pile, stack
91.      heavy weighty, hefty, massive, ponderous, cumbersome
92.      help aid, assist, succor
93.      heritage inheritance, legacy, tradition
94.      hesitate vacillate, waver, falter
95.      hide conceal, secrete, cache, screen, bury, cloak
96.      high tall, lofty, towering, elevated
97.      hinder hamper, impede, obstruct, block, dam, bar
98.      hole hollow, cavity, pocket
99.      honesty honor, integrity, probity, rectitude
100.  honor homage, reverence, veneration, deference
101.  humane compassionate, humanitarian, merciful [INHUMANE]

Word – I

102.  idea thought, notion, concept, conception
103.  ideal model, example, exemplar, standard, pattern
104.  ignorant uneducated, untaught, unlearned, untutored, unlettered, illiterate
105.  imagination fancy, fantasy
106.  imitate copy, mimic, ape, parody, simulate
107.  immaterial incorporeal, insubstantial, metaphysical, spiritual [MATERIAL]
108.  impact repercussion
109.  impetuous heedless, hasty, headlong, precipitate, sudden
110.  importance consequence, moment, significance, import, weight
111.  impostor quack, faker, humbug, mountebank, charlatan
112.  impression impress, imprint, print, stamp
113.  improper unbecoming, unseemly, indelicate, indecent, indecorous
114.  improve better, help, ameliorate
115.  inactive idle, inert, passive, dormant, torpid, supine
116.  incalculable countless, immeasurable, incomputable, infinite, innumerable, measureless
117.  incisive trenchant, biting, cutting, crisp, clear-cut
118.  incite instigate, foment, abet
119.  incline bias, dispose, predispose [DISINCLINE]
120.  include comprise, comprehend, embrace, involve
121.  inconsistent incongruous, incompatible, discordant, uncongenial, discrepant
122.  increase expand, enlarge, extend, augment, multiply
123.  indicate argue, attest, bespeak, betoken, testify, witness
124.  indifferent unconcerned, incurious, detached, uninterested
125.  indirect circuitous, roundabout
126.  indispensable essential, necessary, needful, requisite
127.  infinite boundless, eternal, illimitable, sempiternal [FINITE]
128.  inflexible inexorable, adamant, obdurate
129.  injure harm, hurt, damage, impair, mar, spoil
130.  injustice injury, wrong, grievance
131.  innate inborn, inbred, congenital, hereditary
132.  inquiry inquest, inquisition, investigation, probe, research
133.  insanity lunacy, madness, mania, dementia
134.  instinctive instinctual, intuitive, visceral
135.  insubordinate rebellious, mutinous, factious, seditious
136.  intelligent bright, brilliant, knowing, quick-witted, smart, intellectual
137.  intense fierce, vehement, violent
138.  intention intent, purpose, goal, end, aim, object, objective
139.  interfere meddle, tamper
140.  intimidate browbeat, bulldoze, cow, bully, bludgeon
141.  introduce insert, interject, interlard, interpolate, interpose
142.  intrude obtrude
143.  irrelevant extraneous, immaterial, impertinent [RELEVANT]
144.  isolate insulate, seclude, segregate, sequester
145.  item detail, particular

Word – J

146.  jealous covetous, envious
147.  jerk snap, twitch, wrench, yank
148.  join combine, unite, link, connect, relate, associate
149.  joke jest, witticism, quip, sally, crack, wisecrack, gag
150.  jolly jovial, merry, blithe, jocund
151.  judge arbitrator, arbiter, referee, umpire

152.  justify warrant

Word – K

153.  keep retain, withhold, reserve
154.  kind kindly, kindhearted, benign, benevolent
155.  knowledge information, learning, erudition, lore, scholarship

Word – L

156.  lack want, need
157.  large big, great [SMALL]
158.  last final, terminal, eventual, ultimate
159.  latent dormant, quiescent
160.  lawyer attorney, counselor, counsel, barrister, solicitor
161.  lazy faineant, idle, indolent, slothful
162.  lean spare, skinny, scrawny, lank, lanky, rawboned, gaunt
163.  learned erudite, scholarly
164.  lethargy lassitude, torpor, torpidity, stupor, languor
165.  letter epistle, missive, note
166.  level flat, even, plane, smooth, flush
167.  liberal bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, generous, handsome,
168.  munificent, openhanded [STINGY]
169.  lie equivocate, fib, palter, prevaricate
170.  lift raise, rear, elevate, hoist, heave, boost
171.  like love, enjoy, relish, fancy, dote
172.  likeness similarity, similitude, resemblance, analogy, affinity
173.  limit restrict, confine, circumscribe
174.  limp flabby, flaccid, floppy [FIRM]
175.  livelihood living, subsistence, sustenance, maintenance, support, keep
176.  living alive, live, animate, animated, vital
177.  logical analytic, ratiocinative, rational
178.  loose lax, slack [TIGHT]
179.  loud earsplitting, stentorian, strident [SOFT]
180.  love affection, devotion, fondness, infatuation
181.  lure entice, inveigle, decoy, tempt, seduce
182.  lurk skulk, slink, sneak
183.  luxury extravagance, frill [NECESSITY]

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