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4000 IELTS Academic Words List (6)

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fabric
fabricate
face
facilitate
facility
faction
factor
fade
faint
fairly
fairy
faith
faithful
fake
fall
fame
familiar
familiarity
famine
fanatic
fancy
fantastic
fare
farewell
fascinate
fascination
fashion
fashionable
fasten
fatal
fathom
fatigue
fault
favorable
feasible
feast
feat
feature
federal
federation
fee
feeble
feed
feedback
fell
fellowship
female
ferocious
ferry
fertile
fertilizer
fervent
festival
fetch
feud
fiber
fiction
fictional
fierce
fig
figurative
figure
file
filter
filth
filthy
final
finance
financial
financing
finite
fir
firm
fishery
fist
fit
fitness
fitting
fixed
fixture
flag
flake
flame
flap
flare
flash
flask
flatter
flavor
flaw
flee
fleece
fleet
flesh
flexibility
flexible
flicker
fling
float
flock
flour
flourish
fluctuate
fluctuation
fluency
fluent
flush
flutter
flux
foam
focus
fodder
foe
fog
foggy
fold
foliage
foolish
forbid
forecast
forefather
foremost
foresee
foretell
forge
forgery
forgive
formal
formality
format
formation
former
formerly
formidable
formula
formulate
forsake
fort
forthcoming
fortitude
fortnight
fortress
fortunate
fortune
forum
forward
fossil
foster
foul
found
foundation
founder
fountain
fraction
fracture
fragile
fragment
fragrance
fragrant
frail
frame
framework
franchise
frank
freight
fret
friction
frightening
fringe
frontier
frost
frown
frugal
fruitful
frustrate
frustration
fuel
fulfil
full
fumble
function
functional
fund
fundamental
funeral
furious
furnace
furnish
furniture
furrow
further
furthermore
fury
fuse
fuss
fussy


fabric: Read
n. Syn. cloth; stuff
(ткани) cloth; stuff; artifact made by weaving or synthetic fibers; structure; framework

fabricate: Read
v. Syn. build
(изготовления) build; put together out of components or parts

face: Read
v. Syn. confront; encounter
(лица) confront; encounter; be opposite

facilitate: Read
v. Syn. promote; expedite
(содействовать) help bring about; make less difficult

facility: Read
n. Syn. equipment; device
(объекта) service, space, and equipment provided for a particular purpose

faction: Read
n. Syn. party; clique; dissension
(фракции) a party of persons having a common end in view

factor: Read
n. Syn. variable; element; component
(фактор) anything that contributes causally to a result; element; variable

fade: Read
v. Syn. disappear; die out
(исчезать) disappear; die out; lose color; lose freshness

faint: Read
a. Syn. dim; feeble; weak
(слабый) lacking strength or vigor ; weak

fairly: Read
ad. Syn. impartially; relatively; rather
(довольно) in fair manner; clearly; openly; plainly; fully; distinctly; frankly

fairy: Read
n. Syn. enchantment; illusion
(Фея) enchantment; illusion; imaginary supernatural being or spirit

faith: Read
n. Syn. belief
(веры) loyalty or allegiance to a cause or a person; complete confidence

faithful: Read
n. Syn. believer; follower
(верных) believer; follower

fake: Read
n. Syn. imitation; counterfeit; false
(поддельные) imitation; counterfeit; having a false or misleading appearance

fall: Read
v.
(падение) drop; sink; lose an upright position suddenly; decrease in size, extent, or range

fame: Read
n. Syn. renown; celebrity
(слава) favorable public reputation; great renown

familiar: Read
a.
(знакомые) well known or easily recognized

familiarity: Read
n.
(знакомство) state of being familiar; intimate and frequent converse, or association; freedom from ceremony and constraint; intimacy

famine: Read
n. Syn. starvation
(голод) shortage of food; starvation

fanatic: Read
n.
(фанатик) person who is zealously enthusiastic for some cause; showing evidence of possession by a god or demon

fancy: Read
n. Syn. notion; imagine; whim
(фантазии) capricious notion; something many people believe that is false

fantastic: Read
a. Syn. excellent; extraordinary
(фантастический) excellent; extraordinary; strange in form, conception, or appearance

fare: Read
n.
(тариф) food and drink; diet; transportation charge; a paying passenger

farewell: Read
n.
(прощание) acknowledgment at parting; goodbye; act of departing or taking leave

fascinate: Read
v. Syn. intrigue; enthrall; captivate
(очаровывать) cause to be interested or curious; captivate

fascination: Read
n.
(увлечение) capacity to attract intense interest

fashion: Read
n. Syn. vogue; style
(мода) style, shape, appearance, or mode of structure; pattern, model

fashionable: Read
a. Syn. stylish
(модно) conforming to the current style; being or in accordance with current fashion

fasten: Read
v. Syn. attach; affix
(закрепить) attach; affix

fatal: Read
a.
(фатальной) causing death

fathom: Read
v.
(понять) measure the depth; come to understand

fatigue: Read
n. Syn. weariness; exhaustion
(усталость) physical or mental weariness; exhaustion

fault: Read
n. Syn. crack
(вина) crack; a crack in the earth; defect; flaw; a wrong action

favorable: Read
a. Syn. propitious; beneficial; approving
(благоприятных) approving or pleasing; granting what has been desired or requested

feasible: Read
a. Syn. practical; possible; suitable
(возможности) capable of being accomplished or brought about

feast: Read
n.
(праздник) festival or holiday; festive or joyous meal; something highly agreeable; entertainment

feat: Read
n. Syn. achievement; accomplishment
(подвиг) achievement; accomplishment

feature: Read
n.
(возможность) prominent aspect of something

federal: Read
a.
(федерального) of or relating to central government; national

federation: Read
n.
(Федерации) uniting in a league; confederation; league

fee: Read
v.
(платы) give a tip beyond the agreed-on compensation

feeble: Read
a. Syn. weak; frail
(слабый) lacking vigor, force, or effectiveness; faint; frail

feed: Read
v. Syn. nourish; graze
(корма) give food to; supply with nourishment

feedback: Read
v.
(обратная связь) response to an inquiry or experiment

fell: Read
a. Syn. cruel; deadly
(упал) capable of destroying; lethal

fellowship: Read
n.
(общение) state or relation of being or associate; companionship of persons on equal and friendly terms; state of being together

female: Read
n.
(женщина) for or composed of women or girls

ferocious: Read
a.
(свирепых) fierce; savage; wild; indicating cruelty

ferry: Read
n. Syn. shuttle; barge
(паром) shuttle; transport by boat or aircraft

fertile: Read
a. Syn. rich; fruitful
(плодородной) rich; fruitful; inventive; creative; intellectually productive

fertilizer: Read
n.
(удобрений) any substance used to make soil more fertile

fervent: Read
a.
(горячим) extremely hot; sincerely or intensely felt

festival: Read
n. Syn. holiday
(фестиваль) a day or period of time for feasting and celebration

fetch: Read
v.
(выборка) take away or remove; reduce; go or come after and bring or take back

feud: Read
n. Syn. enmity; vendetta
(вражда) bitter quarrel between two parties

fiber: Read
n.
(волокон) slender, elongated, threadlike object or structure; material to make paper or cloth

fiction: Read
n. Syn. story; legend
(фантастика) story; imaginative creation; literary work whose content is produced by imagination

fictional: Read
a. Syn. imaginary
(вымышленный) imaginary; invented, as opposed to real

fierce: Read
a. Syn. ferocious; savage
(ожесточенные) ferocious; savage; extremely severe or violent; terrible

fig: Read
n.
(рис) small fruit tree with large leaves, known from the remotest antiquity

figurative: Read
a.
(образное) not literal, but metaphorical; using figure of speech

figure: Read
n.
(рисунок) model of a bodily form; impression produced by a person; written or printed symbol representing a number

file: Read
v.
(файл) line; proceed in line

filter: Read
n. Syn. strain; purify
(фильтр) strain; pass liquid or gas through device that blocks some matter by particular criterion

filth: Read
n.
(грязь) foul matter; anything that soils or defiles; dirt; corruption; pollution

filthy: Read
a.
(грязный) nasty; dirty; polluted; foul; impure

final: Read
a. Syn. last
(окончательного) forming or occurring at the end; terminating; ultimate; conclusive

finance: Read
n. Syn. fund
(Финансы) management of money and credit and banking and investments; subsidizing; fund

financial: Read
a. Syn. monetary
(финансовых) monetary; pertaining or relating to money matters

financing: Read
n. Syn. subsidy; funding
(финансирования) subsidy; transaction that provides funds for a business

finite: Read
a.
(конечной) having a limit; limited in quantity, degree, or capacity; bounded

fir: Read
n.
(ель) any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies

firm: Read
a. Syn. hard; solid; determined
(фирмы) hard; solid; resolute; determined

fishery: Read
n.
(рыболовство) business or practice of catching fish; fishing; a place for catching fish; the right to take fish at a certain place

fist: Read
n.
(кулак) hand with the fingers doubled into the palm; closed hand

fit: Read
v.
(туры) be the right size or shape; conform to some shape or size

fitness: Read
n. Syn. health; vigor
(фитнес) health; vigor; state or condition of being fit; suitability or appropriateness

fitting: Read
n.
(установка) small accessory to a larger system; small detachable part for a machine or apparatus; act of trying on clothes

fixed: Read
a. Syn. stationary; settled; established
(фиксированной) firmly in position; stationary

fixture: Read
n. Syn. commonplace object
(приспособление) commonplace object; object firmly fixed in place

flag: Read
v. Syn. decline; weaken; fade
(флаг) become less intense; sink, or settle from pressure

flake: Read
n. Syn. peel; chip
(хлопья) flat thin piece or layer; chip; small piece; small crystalline bit of snow

flame: Read
n. Syn. blaze; fire
(пламени) stream of burning vapor or gas, emitting light and heat; passion of love

flap: Read
n.
(заслонка) flat, usually thin piece attached at only one side; act of waving or fluttering; blow given with something flat; slap

flare: Read
v.
(вспышки) sudden outburst of emotion; glare; shine; shine with sudden light

flash: Read
n. Syn. flare; spark
(Flash) emit a brief burst of light; appear briefly; sudden intense burst of radiant energy

flask: Read
n.
(колбы) a small bottle-shaped vessel for holding fluids; narrow-necked vessel of metal or glass

flatter: Read
v.
(плоские) compliment someone, often insincerely and sometimes to win favor; enhance someone's vanity by praising them

flavor: Read
n. Syn. taste; savor
(аромат) distinctive taste; quality produced by the sensation of taste

flaw: Read
n.
(недостаток) crack or breach; gap or fissure; defect; fault; sudden burst of noise and disorder

flee: Read
v.
(бежать) run away, as from danger or evil; avoid in alarmed or cowardly manner

fleece: Read
v. Syn. rob; plunder
(ватки) rob; strip of money or other property unjustly, especially by trickery or fraud; ask unreasonable price

fleet: Read
n.
(флот) a group of steamships under the same ownership; a group of vessels or vehicles

flesh: Read
n.
(мясо) soft tissue of body, mainly muscle and fat; substance; reality; surface or skin of human body; meat of animals

flexibility: Read
n.
(гибкость) quality of being adaptable or variable

flexible: Read
a. Syn. pliant; elastic; docile
(гибкие) pliant; elastic; capable of being bent or flexed; pliable

flicker: Read
v.
(мерцания) flutter; flap the wings without flying; waver unsteadily, like a flame in a current of air

fling: Read
v. Syn. discard
(бросать) throw with force or recklessness; throw or cast away; move in an abrupt

float: Read
v.
(плавать) drift along; make the surface of level or smooth; move lightly

flock: Read
n. Syn. group; herd; crowd
(стая) group; herd; crowd; gather; crowd; throng

flour: Read
n.
(муки) fine powdery foodstuff; soft, fine powder

flourish: Read
v. Syn. prosper
(процветать) grow well; decorate with ornaments; be in a period of productivity

fluctuate: Read
v. Syn. waver; shift
(колебаться) rise and fall in or as if in waves; shift; vary irregularly

fluctuation: Read
n.
(колебание) a wave motion

fluency: Read
n.
(беглости) quality of smoothness of flow; quality of being fluent in language

fluent: Read
a. Syn. articulate; eloquent; graceful
(беглый) easy and graceful in shape; graceful; smooth and unconstrained in movement

flush: Read
v.
(флеш) turn red, as from fever, embarrassment, or strong emotion; glow, especially with a reddish color; flow suddenly

flutter: Read
v.
(флаттера) vibrate or move quickly; drive in disorder; throw into confusion; wave or flap rapidly in an irregular manner

flux: Read
n. Syn. flowing; fusion
(поток) flowing; series of changes; state of being liquid through heat

foam: Read
n.
(пена) white substance, consisting of an aggregation of bubbles, which is formed on the surface of liquids

focus: Read
n.
(Фокус) most important thing; a fixed reference point; center of interest or activity

fodder: Read
n.
(кормовых) coarse food for cattle or horses

foe: Read
n. Syn. enemy; adversary
(враг) enemy; one who entertains hatred, grudge; adversary

fog: Read
n. Syn. haze
(туман) droplets of water vapor suspended in air near ground ; haze

foggy: Read
a.
(туманный) obscured by fog; indistinct or hazy in outline

fold: Read
v.
(раза) make something double; bend or lay so that one part covers the other

foliage: Read
n. Syn. leaves; leafage
(листва) masses of leaves; a cluster of leaves, flowers, and branches

foolish: Read
a. Syn. silly; ridiculous; stupid; silly; unwise
(глупые) marked with, or exhibiting, folly; void of understanding; weak in intellect; without judgment

forbid: Read
v.
(запретить) not allow; prohibit; prevent

forecast: Read
n. Syn. prediction; outlook
(прогноз) prediction about how something will develop, as for weather

forefather: Read
n. Syn. ancestor
(праотца) ancestor; forebear

foremost: Read
a. Syn. leading; main; primary
(всего) leading; main; primary; first in time or place

foresee: Read
v. Syn. anticipate; predict
(предугадать) anticipate; predict

foretell: Read
v. Syn. predict; forecast
(предсказать) tell of or indicate beforehand; predict

forge: Read
n.
(Кузница) workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering

forgery: Read
n.
(подделки) act of forging, especially the illegal production of something counterfeit

forgive: Read
v. Syn. pardon
(прости) give wholly; cease to feel resentment against; excuse for a fault or an offense; give up; resign

formal: Read
a. Syn. official; ceremonious
(формальной) official; executed, carried out, or done in proper or regular form

formality: Read
n.
(формальность) quality or condition of being formal; something done just for form's sake

format: Read
v. Syn. pattern; design
(формат) pattern; design; set into a specific pattern

formation: Read
n. Syn. synthesis; configuration; pattern
(образование) configuration; pattern

former: Read
a. Syn. previous; earlier
(бывший) preceding in order of time; antecedent; previous; prior; earlier

formerly: Read
ad. Syn. previously; once
(ранее) previously;at an earlier time; once

formidable: Read
a. Syn. menacing; threatening
(грозным) arousing fear; threatening; difficult to undertake or defeat

formula: Read
n.
(формула) plan; directions for making something; a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

formulate: Read
v. Syn. policy; theory
(сформулировать) decide upon and express in words

forsake: Read
v. Syn. forgo
(оставить) leave someone who needs or counts on you

fort: Read
n. Syn. fortress; stronghold
(Форт) a fortified defensive structure; permanent army post

forthcoming: Read
a.
(предстоящих) ready or about to appear; making appearance

fortitude: Read
n. Syn. bravery; courage
(стойкость) bravery; force; power to attack or to resist attack

fortnight: Read
n.
(две недели) a period of fourteen consecutive days

fortress: Read
n. Syn. fort; castle
(крепость) fort; castle; fortified place, especially a large military stronghold, often includes a town

fortunate: Read
a. Syn. lucky
(повезло) lucky; bringing something good and unforeseen

fortune: Read
n. Syn. treasure; luck
(состояние) arrival of something in a sudden or unexpected manner; chance; accident; luck

forum: Read
n.
(Форум) place to discuss public concerns; meeting or medium for open discussion

forward: Read
ad.
(вперед) at or to or toward the front; toward the future

fossil: Read
n. Syn. remnant
(ископаемых) remnant; remains of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age

foster: Read
v. Syn. rear
(содействовать) rear; promote the growth of; help develop

foul: Read
n. Syn. disgusting; filthy
(фол) act that violates of the rules of a sport

found: Read
v.
(Найдено) establish or set up, especially with provision for continuing existence; melt metal and pour into a mold

foundation: Read
n.
(Фонд) basis on which something is grounded

founder: Read
n.
(основатель) person who establishes an organization, business

fountain: Read
n.
(фонтан) spring of water issuing from the earth; artificially produced jet or stream of water

fraction: Read
n. Syn. segment; fragment
(доля) segment; fragment; a small proportion of

fracture: Read
v. Syn. break; crack
(разрушения) break into pieces; crack; destroy; violate or abuse

fragile: Read
a. Syn. delicate; brittle; weak
(хрупкой) easy to destroy, delicate, not strong

fragment: Read
n. Syn. piece; fraction
(фрагмент) small part broken off or detached; fraction

fragrance: Read
n.
(аромат) scent; aroma; distinctive odor that is pleasant

fragrant: Read
a. Syn. aromatic; odorous
(ароматные) pleasant-smelling; odorous

frail: Read
a. Syn. weak
(хрупкий) physically weak; easily broken

frame: Read
n. Syn. construct
(кузова) structure that gives shape or support; closed, often rectangular border of drawn or printed lines

framework: Read
n. Syn. structure; skeleton
(рамках) fundamental structure, as for a written work; skeleton

franchise: Read
n.
(франшиза) right granted by authority; right to vote; business licensed to sell a product in particular area

frank: Read
a. Syn. honest; sincere; straightforward
(Франк) honest; sincere; open and sincere in expression; straightforward

freight: Read
n.
(грузовые) transport commercially as cargo; load with goods; goods carried by a large vehicle

fret: Read
v. Syn. vex
(лад) cause to be uneasy; wear away

friction: Read
n. Syn. abrasion; scraping
(трения) clash in opinion; rubbing against; conflict

frightening: Read
a.
(пугающей) inspiring with fear; causing fear; of capable of causing fear; scary

fringe: Read
n. Syn. margin; periphery
(края) margin; periphery; decorative border of hanging threads, cords, or strips, often attached to a separate band

frontier: Read
n.
(границы) part of a country which fronts or faces another country or an unsettled region; border, confine, or extreme part of a country

frost: Read
n.
(мороз) ice crystal; weather cold enough to cause freezing; provide with a rough surface or appearance

frown: Read
v.
(хмуриться) look angry; wrinkle one's forehead; regard something with disapproval or distaste

frugal: Read
a. Syn. sparing; economical; thrifty
(скромный) sparing; economical; costing little; inexpensive

fruitful: Read
a. Syn. productive; fertile
(плодотворного) productive; fertile; producing results; profitable

frustrate: Read
v. Syn. thwart; defeat
(сорвать) make null; bring to nothing; prevent from taking effect or attaining fulfillment

frustration: Read
n. Syn. disappointment; failure
(разочарование) disappointment; failure; act of frustrating

fuel: Read
n.
(топливо) substance that can be consumed to produce energy

fulfil: Read
v. Syn. fulfill
(выполнять) fill full; fill to the utmost capacity, as a vessel, a room; make full or complete

full: Read
a.
(полный) filled to satisfaction with food or drink; containing as much or as many as is possible or normal

fumble: Read
v.
(шарить) feel or grope about; make awkward attempts to do or find something; play childishly

function: Read
n.
(функции) act of executing or performing any duty; assigned duty or activity

functional: Read
a. Syn. useful
(функциональных) useful; in good working order

fund: Read
n. Syn. money; capital
(фонд) money; capital; a reserve of money set aside for some purpose; finance; subsidize

fundamental: Read
a. Syn. primary; essential
(фундаментальных) relating to foundation or base; elementary; primary; essential

funeral: Read
n.
(похороны) ceremony held in connection with burial; burial procession accompanying body to grave; end of existence

furious: Read
a.
(ярость) extreme anger; raging; full of activity; energetic or rapid

furnace: Read
n.
(печи) enclosed place in which heat is produced; place or time of punishment or great trial; intensely hot place

furnish: Read
v. Syn. provide; supply
(отделка) provide; supply; equip with what is needed, especially to provide furniture for

furniture: Read
n.
(мебель) movable articles in a room or an establishment that make it fit for living or working

furrow: Read
n.
(борозду) trench in the earth made by a plow; any trench, channel, or groove, as in wood or metal; wrinkle on the face

further: Read
v. Syn. advance
(другие) get greater distance; make more in advance

furthermore: Read
ad.
(Кроме) in addition; moreover; still further

fury: Read
n. Syn. anger
(ярость) violent anger; rage; uncontrolled action; turbulence

fuse: Read
v. Syn. combine; blend
(предохранитель) combine; blend; become plastic or fluid or liquefied from heat

fuss: Read
n. Syn. protest
(суета) angry disturbance; excited state of agitation; needlessly nervous or useless activity; protest; quarrel

fussy: Read
a.
(суетливый) easily upset; given to bouts of ill temper; full of superfluous details