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A departure, usually of large numbers of people.
exodus
flight,escape
Foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual.
exotic
alien; striking
Advantageous to one's interest or purpose.(adj)

An emergency course of action;a means to an end (n)
expedient
covenient;scheme
To use to the greatest possible advantage, often selfishly.(v)

A brilliant or heroic deed.
exploit
capitalize on, heroics
To explain in detail.
expound
clarify
To assemble or construct from seperate parts
fabricate
produce, devise
Not meant seriously; playful or humorous
facetious
waggish
An exact copy(n)

Reproduced exactly. (adj)
facsimile
replica
Faulty reasoning; n error in logic.

A false or mistaken notion
fallacy
mistake
A unit of lenth roughly equal to six feet and used primarily in the measurement of marine depths.

To get to the bottom of; to understand
fathom
probe, sound; grasp, comprehend
Unconsciously foolish, stupid, or absurd
fatuous
inane,vacuous
Possible; both doable and workable
feasible
practicable
To pretend or give a false appearance of.
feign
fake
Agreeably suited to the purpose or occasion; aptly or gracefully expressed
felicitous
appropriate
An object believed among primitive peoples to have magical powers.

An object of unreasonable excessive attention or reverence.
fettish
charm, amulet
A complete failure
Fiasco
disaster
Likely to change for no apparent reason; inconstant.
fickle
changeable, capricious
To steal slyly, especially small things.
filch
pilfer
Skill, delicacy, or subtlety in doing something or hanling a situation

To accomplish by subtle orskillful maneuvering.
finesse
artfulness
Extremely and deliberately conspicuous; glaring.
flagrant
shocking
To show off in a conspicuous or offensive way.
Flaunt
display
To treat openly with scorn or contempt.
Flout
mock
To change continually from one position to another.
Fluctuate
waver
A minor, often amusing, fault of weakness in character.
Foible
frailty
To secure an advantage or prevent a loss by previous action.
Forestall
hinder
Arousing fear or admiration because of the unusual size or superiority of the thing involved.

Difficult to do because of the size of the job involved.
Formidable
Awesome, redoubtable
Occuring by change or accident.
Fortuitous
accidental
Thrify or economical in the use of money

Involving little expense; meager
Frugal
sparing
Excessive and, for that reason, offensive to good taste and obviously insincere.
Fulsome
inordinate
Incapable of producing the desired result; unsuccessful or ineffective
Futile
vain, fruitless
To stare openmouthed in amazement; to open wide
Gape
gawk (at); yawn
To distort in such a way as to make unintelligible
Garble
scramble
To regard with excessive or malicious satisfaction.
Gloat
revel
A long pointed stick used for driving animals; anything that spurs a person on.

To drive or urge on.
Goad
prod, spure
Relating to a drawn or pirtoral representation; visual
Graphic
pictorial
Freely given; done without recompense.

Uncalled for; unjustified
Gratuitous
free
Tending to form or move in a herd or other group; social

Enjoying the company of others; sociable
Gregarious
outgoing
A twisted facial expression indicating pain, disgust, or disapproval.

Tocontort the features of the face in order to indicate pain, disgust, or disaproval.
Grimace
frown, scowl
To feel around for
Grope
fumble (for)
Extremely demanding and exhausting.
Grueling
taxing, draining
Causing great shock, horror, and repugnance.
Gruesome
horrifying
Easily cheated or deceived
Gullible
Credulous
Worn and exhausted from anxiety, disease, hunger, or fatigue.
Haggard
careworn
A long, emotional public address designed to arouse strong feelings or spur the audience on to action; a similar piece of writing.

To deliver a harangue
Harangue
tirade, diatribe, philippie,pontificate
A forerunner

To herald the approach of.
Harbinger
precursor
Scornfully superior and aloof.
Haughty
supercilious
Grossly wicked or vile
Heinous
Diabolic
Dishonor or disgrace usually resulting from some sort of shameful conduct.
Ignominy
Humiliation
Unlawful, illegal
Illicit
Unauthorized
Entirely free of stain, blemish, fault, or error; spotless
Immaculate
unsoiled
Exemption from something, especially a disease.
Immunity
impunity
Not subject to change or modification
Immutable
unchangeable
A deadlock or dead end.
Impasse
stalemate
A hindrance or obstruction.
Impediment
Encumbrance
Incapable of being penetrated of affected
Impervious
impenetrable
Incapable of being pacified or appeased; inflexible
Implacable
unappeasable
Understood, implied

Absolute, unquestiong
Implicit
inferred
To call into question; to cast doubt on.
Impugn
question
To put into jail or otherwise confine
Incarcerate
jail, imprision
To make violently angry
Incense
engrage
The beginning of something
Inception
commencement
Impoverished; needy
Indigent
destitute
Showing remarkable originality, imagination, inventiveness or skill; clever
Ingenious
brilliant
Existing as a natural or essential part of.
Inherent
intrinsic
Something new; a change.
Innovation
novelty
To stir up; urge on
Instigate
provoke
Incapable of being overcome
Insuperable
insurmountable
To come between; to involve oneself to.
Intervene
seperate
Fearless and bold
Intrepid
valiant
To protest bitterly or vehemently
Inveigh
rail against
Incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens.
Irony
contradiction
To endanger
Jeopardize
risk, hazard
To throw overboard; to discard
Jettison
dump
Having or exhibiting sound judgment
Judicious
prudent
To show to be just, right, valid,or free of blame.
Justify
defend