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flout
to treat with disdain; mock
foliage
masses of leaves
forestall
prevent by taking action in advance
forgo
giveup; do without
forthright
frank, straightforward
fortuitous
accidental; by chance
foster
rear; encourage
fraudulent
cheating; deceitful
fugitive
fleeting or transient; elusive; fleeing
furtive
stealthy; sneaky
fusion
union; oalition
gale
windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst
galvanize
stiumlate by shock; stir up; revitalize
garble
mix up; jumble; distort
garish
overbright in color; gaudy
garrulous
excessively talkative in rambling roundabout manner, wordy
germane
pertinent; bearing upon the case at hand
glimmer
shine erratically; twinkle
gloss over
make acceptable by way of deception
glower
scowl
gorge
small, steep-walled canyon
grandeur
impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
gratify
please
gregarious
sociable
guile
deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning
hackneyed
commonplace; trite
hamper
obstruct
harangue
scolding noisy speech
harbor
provide a refuge for; hide
heckle
harass; taunt; jeer at
heed
pay attention to; consider
hermetic
sealed by fusion so as to be airtight
husband
use sparingly; conserve; save
iconoclastic
a breaker/ destroyer of images/beliefs- rebel
ignoble
unworthy; base in nature; not noble
illusory
deceptive; not real
imbue
permeate completely; dye thoroughly; fill
immaterial
unimportant; irrelevant; intangible
imminent
near at hand; impending
immutable
unchangeable
impart
give or convey
impassable
not able to be traveled or crossed
impasse
predicament offering no escape; deadlock; dead end
impecunious
without money
imperceptible
unnoticeable; undetectable
impertinent
insolent; rude
imperturbable
calm; placid; composed
impetuous
violent; hasty; rash
impiety
irreverence; lack of respect for God
implacable
incapable of being pacified