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Frugality

Thriftiness


syn.- greedy



Foolhardy

Reckless


syn.- careless

Glib

smooth talking


syn.- slick, suave

Furitive

secretive


syn.- sneeky

Garner

collect


syn.- amass

Gist

main idea


syn.- basis, summary

Furor

disturbance


syn.- commotion

Germane

relevant


syn.- appropriate

Garish

Flashy


syn.- bold

Formidable

dangerous


syn.- threatening

Grandiose

theatrical


syn.- extravagant, flamboyant

gregarious

friendly


syn.- companionable, sociable

gratuitous

free


syn.- chargeless, complimentary

Hapless (adj)

unfortunate


syn.- cursed

gusto

great enthusiasm


syn.- pleasure, enjoyment

haphazard

without plan or organization

syn.- accidental, aimless

gullible

naive


syn.- trusting

hackneyed

tired


syn.- over-worked

heretic

schismatic


syn.- skeptic

haggard

worn


syn.- weakened, faded

incarcerated

put in jail


syn.- constrain, detain

inalienable

absolute


syn.- entailed, basic

impetuous

acting without thinking


syn.- impulsive, abrupt

impervious

unable to be penetrated

syn.- resistant

impeccable

flawless


syn.- immaculate

immaculate

very clean


syn.- flawless

hubbub

commotion


syn.- disorder, confusion

hypothetical

hypothesis


syn.- guessed, assumed

hybrid

mixture


syn.- combination, crossbreed

impunity

freedom


syn.- liberty

indubitably

unquestionably


syn.- definitely

inconsequential

insignificant


syn.- inadequate

insinuate

hint


syn.- suggest

incorrigible

hopeless


syn.- incurable, useless

Indolence

sloth


syn.- laziness

insipid

dull


syn.- uninteresting, bland

incriminate

accuse


syn.- frame

infallible

dependable


syn.- exact, trustworthy

inclement

bitter


syn.- nasty, harsh

indignity

embarrassment


syn.- humiliation

intermitten

irregular


syn.- discontinuous

irreverent

disrespectful


syn.- cocky, rude

inundate

overwhelm


syn.- flood, engulf

laconic

short to the point


syn.- brief

jaded

exhausted


syn.- bored

inveterate

long-lived


syn.- persisting

intrepid

brave


syn.- courageous bold



intrinsic

basic


syn.- fundamental

lackadaisical

careless


syn.- unconcerned

lethargic

lazy


syn.- sluggish, sleepy

magnitude

importance


syn.- significance

maniacal

insane


syn.- delirious, demoniac

loquacious

talkative


syn.- babling

mediocre

average


syn.- inferior

malign

hurtful


syn.- destructive

lurid

shocking


syn.- gruesome, dusgusting

manifest

obvious


syn.- apparent, clear

loath

against


syn.- counter, opposed

lugubrious

gloomy


syn.- mournful

livid

furious


syn.- angry

mollify

soother


syn.- pacify, alleviate

menial

low-status


syn.- unskilled

moribund

dying


syn.- declining

mundane

ordinary


syn.- commonplace

moot

doubtful


syn.- uncertain, questionable

motley

mixed


syn.- varied, diverse

munificent

giving


syn.- generous, charitable

misanthrope

person who hates others


syn.- hater

meticulous

detailed


syn.- accurate, cautious

musty

stuffy


syn.- old airless

nefarious

wicked


syn.- evil, bad

obtuse

slow to understand


syn.- dense

neophyte

beginner


syn.- amature

opportune

lucky


syn.- favorable, advantageous

notorious

known for a trait (often bad)


syn.- dishonorable

odious

horrible


syn.- creepy, unpleasant

nebulous

confused


syn.- indefinite

omniscent

all knowing


syn.- knowledgable

omnipotent

all powerful


syn.- supreme

obsequious

submissive


syn.- respectful, groveling

ostentatious

flashy


syn.- showy, dashing

pariah

social outcast


syn.- outsider

penchant

fondness


syn.- affection, attachment

perennial

enduring


syn.- constant, durable

opulence

wealth


syn.- abundance

parable

moral story


syn.- story with a lesson

parsimonious

penny-pinching


syn.- greedy

perfunctory

automatic


syn.- without thinking

orifice

opening



paradox

contradiction


syn.- opposite

pillage

destroy


syn.- ruin, devour

pertinent

relevant


syn.- appropriate, suitable

permeate

spread throughout


syn.- filter, saturate

phlegmatic

unemotional


syn.- indifferent

philander

flirt


syn.- unfaithful

petulant

crabby


syn.- grouchy

perpetual

continual


syn.- consistant

placate

soothe


syn.- pacify, alleviate

pinnacle

top


syn.- climax

pious

religious


syn.- dedicated, devoted

precipitate

hurry

syn.- speed


protract

extend


syn.- drag out, delay

preclude

make impossible


syn.- prohibit

pretentious

snobby


syn.- conceited

prodigal

wasteful


syn.- excessive

propitious

good


syn.- favorable, advantageous

presumption

belief


syn.- hypothesis

pristine

clean


syn.- pure, immaculate

prodigious

huge


syn.- enormous, colossal

punitive

concerning punishment


syn.- disciplinary

regal

fit for royalty


syn.- magnificent

quandary

delicate situation


syn.- dilemma

raze

flatten


syn.- knock down

putrid

rotten


syn.- decayed

rectify

make something right


syn.- clean up

recreant

cowardly


syn.- unfaithful, afraid

recuperate

improve in health


syn.- get better

ravage

destroy


syn.- damage, ruin

regatta

boat race

reiterate

say or do again


syn.- redo