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facile
easy; done with little effort
fatuous
complacently stupid; self-deceiving
faze
to bother or disturb
feisty
touchy or quarrelsome; spirited
ferocious
extremely savage or violent; extreme or intense
fervor
intense emotion; intense heat
fickle
changeable in terms of affection or loyalty
fidelity
faithfulness
finesse
artful or delicate performance; subtle maneuvering
fission
the act of splitting into parts
fissure
a long narrow crack
flagrant
conspicuously bad; outrageously noticeable
fluctuate
to change irregularly; to rise and fall like waves
forbearance
patient self-restraint
foretell
to predict
fortnight
two weeks
founder
to collapse; to fall
fraudulent
using deceit or trickery
frivolous
insignificant; trivial; silly
fusion
the merging of different elements into a union; melting together
futile
hopeless; ineffective; useless
garble
to jumble or distort something so that it is unintelligible
gargantuan
gigantic; huge
garrulous
extremely talkative
gaunt
thin and bony; emaciated
ghastly
shockingly terrifying; dreadful; ghost-like
gloomy
sad; dismal
glum
gloomy or dejected
gnarl
to growl; a protruding knot in a tree
gorge
a deep, narrow pass between steep heights; to overeat greedily
grandeur
majesty; splendor
grandiloquence
pretentious or self-important speech
grim
stern; forbidding
grimy
covered with black dirt or soot
gritty
having small, rough granules or a rough surface; spirited or determined
groundless
having no foundation or proof
guile
treacherous cunning; artful deception
gullible
easily cheated or deceived; ingenuous
hamper
to prevent movement or progress
haphazard
characterized by a lack of order; random
head strong
insistent upon having one's own way; willful
hectic
characterized by excited activity, confusion, or haste
heed
to listen to; to give careful attention to
heresy
an opinion or expression that differs from established religious belief
hideous
disgusting; foul; revolting; grisly
hilarity
a state of merriment or high enjoyment; boisterous fun
hinder
to prevent or obstruct movement or progress
hovel
a small, unpleasant dwelling
humane
characterized by compassion for human beings or animals
humility
lack of pride; modesty
hybrid
anything of mixed composition or origin; offspring of genetically dissimilar parent entities
hypocrisy
the act of pretending to have morals or principles which one does not
hypothetical
theoretical; for the sake of argument
illuminate
to brighten with light; to make clear
immaculate
stainless; faultless; impeccably clean
impair
to diminish in strength, quality, or value
impalpable
not perceptible by touch; not easily perceived; intangible
impartial
not prejudiced; neutral
impasse
a road with no exit; a situation from which there is no escape
impeach
to accuse of misconduct in office before a tribunal
imperious
domineering;overbearing; urgent
impious
lacking respect
implacable
impossible to pacify or appease
impregnable
resistant to capture or entry by force
inadvertent
accidental; unintentional; not duly attentive; heedless
inaudible
unable to be heard
incendiary
having to do with fire; stirring up trouble as in riots or rebellion
incessant
unceasing; never-ending
incisive
cutting; telling
inclement
stormy; unmerciful
incoherent
without logical connection; disjointed; rambling
incompetent
lacking adequate ability
incongruity
inharmonious; lack of conformity or agreement
incontrovertible
indisputable; unquestionable
increment
the quantity by which something increases or decreases
incumbent
a person who currently holds office