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fulsome
too much praise to be sincere
too full of ______
garnish
to add something to food in order to decorate it
usually i think of garnishing the chicken.
genealogy
the study of the history of families
gesticulate
to make movements with your arms and hands, usually while speaking, because you are excited, angry, or cannot think of the right words to use.
tickle
gibe
a remark that is not nice and is intended to make somone seem stupid or critize them
meanie poo
glib
said without thinking about all the problems in something, or about how your remarks will affect someone
brutally honest
gluttonous
someone who eats too much
one of the seven sins. glutton=>meat=>?
gossamar
light silky threat which spiders leave on grass and bushes
gossamar sounds like a willy wonka candy....
gregarious
friendly and enjoys being with other people
Greg is very ________.
grimace
to twist your face in an ugly way because you do not liek something, because you are feeling pain, or because you are trying to be funny
grim reaper?
harangue
to speak in an angry way, often for a long time, in order to criticize someone or try to persuade them that you are right
argue
harbringer
a sign that something is going to happen soon
a bringer of news??
haughty
proud and friendly
ummm... hotty? lol
heinous
very shocking immoral
heinous drinking
ghastly
extremely bad,shocking,or upsetting
a ghost is very
hiatus
a break in an activity, or a time when something does not happen or exist for a while
think of Lord of the FLies.
histrionic
loud ectremely emotional behavior that is intended to get people's sympathy and attention; an actor
over reacting
homonym
for a word that is spelled the same and sounds the same as another, but is different in meaning or origin.
Bear bear =D
hovel
small dirt place home
reminds me of a shovel which is used to dig a hovel.
idiosycrasy
an unusual habit or way of behaving that someone has
only an idiot would do this
ignominious
making you feel ashamed or embarrassed

imminent
will happen very soon
in a minut
impale
a sharp pointed object goes through someone or something
lord of the flies pig head
impeccable
completely perfect and impossible to criticize
"not even a peck could bring me down"
impervious
not allowing anything to enter or pass through
a pervert cannot do this
implacable
impossible to please and very determined to continue doing soemthing, especially to continue opposing someone or something
place=> social class which a lower class cannot do to a higher class
implicit
suggested or understood without being stated directly
very plicit (easy?)
import
the action or business of bringing goods into one country from another to be sold.
the goods go in
imprecation
curse
A Harry Potter spell lol
impregnable
very strong and unable to be broken through, entered, or defeated
sorry if this is disgusting in advance. Not pregent which means that the condom or *uh hum* did not *uh hum*
impropriety
behavior or an action that is unacceptable according to moral, social, or professional standards
it is not proper
improvident
too careless to save any money or to plan for future
provident means state=> gov't=>lack of this______
incarcerate
to put someone in prison, or keep them there
crime doer usually get burned to death(carcerate incinerated ???) but instead
incognito
a person hiding who s/he really is
think of thomas nito. or magento from xmen
incontrovertible
definiely true and no one can prove it to be false
it cannot be converted
increment
an amount by which a number, value, or amount increases
think of temperature.
incumbent
someone who has been eleveted to an official position, and who is doing that job at the present time
very weird but i think of a cucumber when i think of incumbent. But presdient bush makes more sense.
indomitable
having determination, courage, or other qualities that can never be defeated
can never be dominated
inference
something that you think is probably true, based on information that you already know
something you infer to? like a book!
ingratiate
to try to hard to get someone's approval, by doing things to please them, expressing admiration etc
ingratitude somewhat like that but opposite.
Demagogue
A political leader who tries to make people feel strong emotions in order to influence their opinions. HITLER!!!
a democractic
Denounce
to publicly express disapproval of someone or something
to announce
Disconsolate
hopelessly sad
consueling for the ______ people
Delectable
delightful
chocolate!
Dilettante
a beginner; an amateur of fine arts
dilequint
demeanor
behavior;manner
the mean
dictum
a formal statement of opinion by someone who is respected or has authority
dictator says??
deprecate
to strongly criticize something that you disapprove of
to depreciate
depreciate
to lessen the value or price
it is not deprecate because there is an i.
cynical
distrust
MWHAHAHAHA
depraved
corrupt; wicked
deprived people
dearth
a lack of something
durrrr... lol no clue. When someone corrects you by saying durrrr
deplore
to cheapen;belittle
to explore so that more resources come in.
delete
erase
hi my name is kevi_
disconcert
to be upset
the concert was bad
deplete
to reduce the amount of something that is available
the prices depleted
demure
shy reserved
demure rhymes with manure and when you are covered in that you are this
delineate
to outline trace
line
didactic
inteneded for instructions
you need to follow the tatics
dilemma
a situation in which you have to make a difficult choice between two, or sometimes more than two, actions
edict
an official public order made by someone in a position of power, sometimes unfair
doesn't that sound like a position in a law suit claim?
egregious
mistaken, failurem problem etc. is extremely bad and noticeable
Not to be confused with the other Greg, this Greg is the total opposite.
expurgate
parts removed because they are considered harmful or offensive
Anorexic people purge
dogmatic
having ideas or beliefs that you will not change and that you expect other people to accept
a belief about a dog that could fly
esoteric
known and understood by only a few people who special knowledge about something
no clue on how to give hint for this one. how about the chosen one?
edify
to be good for your mind or moral character by teaching you something
to edit your mind
epicurean
gaining or giving pleasure through the senses, especially through food and drinks
You do this when you are sad and the next day you have an epic moment the moment you step on the scale. It cures you
emissary
someone who is sent with an offical message, or who must do other official work
think of a missionary who felt the need to spread the message.
ephemeral
existing for only a short time
ephemeral sounds like you are sick with a flu. Which means that it will go away soon
disparity
a difference between things especially an unfair difference [+ in /between]
Despair which is caused by this
engender
to be the cause of something such as a situation, action, or emotion
each gender has its limits to cope with things
dissolute
having an immoral way of life
solute=> beer==> bad
ennui
a feeling of being tired and bored, especially as a result of having nothing to do
go learn french
dolorous
painful; forlorn; abandon
sounds like spanish for color!
expatriate
someone who lives in a foregin country
he is an ex patriot.
elucidate
to explain very clearly something that is difficult to understand
to luminate on a certain subject
effete
weak and powerless in a way that you dislike
te means you in spanish. and it doesn't effect because...
ecclesiastic
a priest or minister, usualyl in a Christian church
to purge the sins away
equanimity
calmness in a difficult situation
equal
erudite
showing a lot of knowledge
sounds like a person's name. A characteristic. a diety is...
extemporaneous
speaking or performing with little or no advance preparation
temporary. or tempo on a drum played by a drummer in a band.
extirpate
to remove or destroy totally
pirates do this
fallacious
deceptive; misleading
leads you to a fall
fallible
liable to be erroneous or false
can fall you to a error
fathom
understand
fatuous
unreal
no one can be this fat
fealty
loyalty to a king or queen
peasants are filthy
feasible
capable of being done
easily done
feign
to pretend to
to faint
felicity
happy
fervid
heated or vehement in spirit, enthusiasm,
Fergie is usuall full of energy
fetish
obessison
fiasco
a complete and ignominious failure
fictitious
created, taken, or assumed for the sake of concealment; not genuine; false
flaccid
soft and limp; not firm; flabby
acid makes things go
flagrant
notorious; scandalous
a red flag for this behavior towards a referee
flamboyant
strikingly bold or brilliant; showy
flaunt
to parade or display oneself conspicuously, defiantly, or boldly.
fortuitous
lucky; fortunate
fortune
fracas
a noisy, disorderly disturbance or fight; riotous brawl; uproar.
a racas