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furtive
done quickly and in a secret way
galvanice
to cause or shock into attention, often as an organized group
garbled
mixed up, difficult to hear or understand
garner
to collect and store away
garrulous
talkative
grotuitous
uncalled for, get freely (advice)
guile
cunningly, crafty, sly
gullible
easily deceived
hackneyed
trite, overused expression
haphazard
random, not planned
hedonist
one who lives soley for pleasure
heretic
a person who believes contrary to established religious beliefs
hierarchy
organization by rank, class, or grade
homogeneous
similar, uniform in nature
hyperbole
deliberate exaggeration used for humor or to stress a point
hypocritical
insincere, pretending to be what one is not
inconoclast
a person who attacks valued beleifs or established institutions
immaterial
unimportant
imminent
about to occur
immutable
never changing or incapable of changing
impartial
fair, unbiased
impassive
w/o feeling or emotion
imperturbable
not easily made angry or upset
implausable
not having the appearance of truth or reason
inadverdent
accidental, careless
incipient
in an early stage
incisive
sharp and clear (ability to cut to the point)
incongruous
inappropriate, out of place
incontrovertible
not able to be disputed or denied
incorrigible
not able to be reformed (persons behavior)
indefatigable
tireless
indigent
poverty sticken
ingratiate
to kiss upon and make oneself seem acceptable
innocuous
harmful
inscrutable
mysterious, not able to be figured out
insipial
lacking in spirit or enthusiasm
insurgent
one who rises in revolt
intemperate
lacking in self control
introactable
hard to manage, not easily treated
irrefutable
cannot be disputed
irrelevant
not relating to the subject
jargon
specialized vocabulary of members of a group
judicious
wise, fair, showing sound judgement
kindle
to ignite, to arouse interest
labyrinth
a maze
lackluster
lacking brightness, or enthusiasm
laconic
tense or breif in speech, using few words