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grandiloquence
pompous or bombastic speech; lofty, welling language
grisly
frightening; ghastly; gory; hideous
grovel
act in a servile way; cringe; kneel
guile
wiliness; deceit; cunning
guzzle
gulp; swill; consume to excess
hackneyed
trite; common; overdone; banal
haggle
dicker; barter; make a deal
hallow
make holy; consecrate; sanctify
hamper
hinder; frustrate; impede
harbor
preserve; conceal; secure; shelter
hardy
stalwart; robust; sturdy
haughty
arrogant; disdainful; blatantly proud; contemptuous
hearten
encourage; give strength
hedge
enclose; surround; fence
hedonism
intemperance; self-indulgence; excess
herald
announce; broadcast; report
heretic
nihilist; infidel; radical; dissenter
hiatus
interruption; pause; gap
hilarity
boisterous merriment; enjoyment
histrionic
pertaining to actors; melodramatic
hoary
frosted; grey; grizzled
hyperbole
exaggeration; fanciful statement; enhancement
iconoclasm
attack on religious values or symbols
ignoramus
moron; fool; dimwit
immutable
incorruptible; enduring; unchanging
impecunious
poor; destitute; penniless
imperturbable
even-tempered; level-headed; calm
impervious
airtight; sealed; impenetrable
impetuous
hasty; rash; impulsive
impregnable
invincible; invulnerable; unable to be captured or entered
impromptu
makeshift; spontaneous
improvident
reckless; rash
impugn
denounce; cesnor; attack
inauspicious
unfavorable
inaudible
faint; soft; hard to hear
incipient
embryonic; developing; in the beginning stages
incisive
perceptive; astute
inclusive
all-encompassing; broad in scope; comprehensive
incoherent
illogical; incosistent
innocuous
dull; harmless; innocent
incongruous
incosistent; unsuitable; contradictory
incorrigible
uruly; delinquent; incapable of reform
indecorous
inappropriate; indelicate; unseemly
indefatigable
diligent; persistent; inexhaustible
indenture
contract binding a person to work for another
indolence
lethargy; idleness; sloth
inebriation
drunkenness; intoxication
ingenuous
genuine; open; candid; frank
inimical
antagonistic; hurtful; harmful; adverse
inscrutable
mysterious; perplexing
insipid
dull; banal; tasteless
insolvent
bankrupt; unable to pay debts
felicity
greaty happiness; bliss
fetid
possessing an offesnive smell; malodorous; foul; gamey
fetter
restrain; restrict; curb
fickle
capricious; erratic; spasmodic
flippant
nonchalant; frivolous; superficial; light
florid
ornate; flushed with rosy color; ruddy
flout
ridicule; scoff; mock; scorn
foible
frailty; imperfection; weakness
forswear
repudiate; forsake; eschew
fulsome
loathsome; excessive
fume
gas; vapor; harmful or irritating smoke
furtive
clandestine; secretive; surreptitious; covert
gambol
play; frolic; romp
garble
confuse; scramble; distort
garish
gaudy; ostentatious; excessive
garner
collect; receive; attain; acquire
giddy
scatterbrained; silly; frivolous
goad
incite; pressure; irk; arouse; awaken
fledgling
young or inexperienced person; young bird