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fatuous
ADJECTIVE

silly, inanely foolish
feckless
ADJECTIVE

ineffectual; irresponsible
felicitous
ADJECTIVE

apt; suitably expressed, well chosen, apropos
fell
NOUN

a barren or stony hill; an animal's hide
florid
ADJECTIVE

flushed with color, ruddy, ornate
foment
VERB

to stire up, incite, rouse
forbearance
NOUN

patience, willingness to wait
forswear
VERB

to renounce, disallow, repudiate
fractious
ADJECTIVE

quarrelsome, rebellious, unruly, cranky
froward
ADJECTIVE

intractable, not willing to yield or comply, stubbornly disobedient
fulminate
VERB

to attack loudly or denounce
gainsay
VERB

to deny, dispute, contradict, oppose
gambol
VERB

to skip about playfully, frolic
germane
ADJECTIVE

relevant to the subject at hand, appropriate in subject matter
glib
ADJECTIVE

lacking in depth; superficial
grandiloquence
NOUN

pompous speech or expression
grouse
VERB

to grumble or complain
guileless
ADJECTIVE

naive or free from duplicity or cunning
guy
NOUN

a rope or cord attached to something as a brace or guide
hackneyed
ADJECTIVE

rendered trite or commonplace by frequent use
harangue
VERB

to deliver a loud, pompous speech or tirade
harrow
VERB

to distress, create stress or torment
hegemony
NOUN

the consistent dominance or influence of one group, state, or ideology over others
hermetic
ADJECTIVE

airtight, impervious to outside influence
heterodox
ADJECTIVE

unorthodox, heretical, iconoclastic
hirsute
ADJECTIVE

hairy, shaggy
homily
NOUN

a sermon or morally instructive lecture, a platitude
hubris
NOUN

arrogant presumption or pride
hyperbole
NOUN

an exaggerated statement, often used as a figure of speech
iconoclast
NOUN

one who attacks or undermines traditional conventions or institutions
ignominious
ADJECTIVE

shameful, dishonorable, ignoble, undignified, disgraceful
imbroglio
NOUN

difficult or embarrassing situation
impecunious
ADJECTIVE

lacking funds, without money
impetuous
ADJECTIVE

hastily or rashly energetic; impulsive and vehement
importune
VERB

to ask incessantly, beg, nag
impugn
VERB

attack or assail verbally, censure, execrate, deny
impute
VERB

to attribute to a cause or source, ascribe, assign as a characteristic
inchoate
ADJECTIVE

in an initial stage, not fully formed
incipient
ADJECTIVE

beginning to come into being
ineluctable
ADJECTIVE

certain, inevitable
infelicitous
ADJECTIVE

unfortunate; inappropriate
ingenuous
ADJECTIVE

artless, frank and candid, lacking in sophistication
inimical
ADJECTIVE

damaging, harmful, injurious, hostile, unfriendly
inqiuity
NOUN

wickedness, gross injustice
innervate

(not enervate)
VERB

to supply with nerves, energize
insipid
ADJECTIVE

without taste or flavor, lacking in spirit, dull
insouciant
ADJECTIVE

unconcerned, carefree, nonchalant
interdict
VERB

prohibit, forbid, ban, halt
intransigent
ADJECTIVE

refusing to compromise
inveigh
VERB

to attack verbally, denounce, deprecate
inveigle
VERB

to obtain by deception or flattery
inveterate
ADJECTIVE

deep rooted, ingrained, habitual