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economical; penny-picking
frugal
we were in debt even tho we were _____.
secretive; sly
furtive
the burglars were _____, but they were still caught by the police.
useless; hopeless
futile
pointless! :)
chatty; talkative
garrulous
type or category,esp of writing/art
genre
refined; polite; aristocratic; affecting refinement
genteel
to make gestures, esp when speaking or in place of speaking
gesticulate
surplus; an overabundance
glut
pompous; using lots of big fancy words in an attempt to sound impressive
grandiloquent
absurdly exaggerated
grandiose
given freely; unjustified; unprovoked; uncalled for
gratuitous
seriousness
gravity
sociable; enjoying the company of others
gregarious
duplicity; cunning; artfulness
guile
overused; trite; stale
hackneyed
unlucky
hapless
a forerunner; a signal of
harbinger
the pursuit of pleasure as a way of life
hedonism
leadership, esp of one nation over another
hegemony
impervious to external influence; airtight
hermetic
golden age; prime
heyday
break or interruption; often from work
hiatus
an organization based on rank or degree; pecking order
hierarchy
overly dramatic; theatrical
histrionic
a sermon
homily
uniform; made entirely of one thing
homogeneous
thrifty management of resources; live-stock farming
husbandry
exaggeration used as a figure of speech; exaggeration
hyperbole
uncertain; unproven
hypothetical
any belief that is strongly opposed to established beliefs
heresy