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Flashcards in AT Word List 07, Page 05 Deck (25):
1

eulogize (v.)

say great things about (e.g., at a funeral)

2

exacting (adj.)

demanding; severe

3

exhort (v.)

urge strongly

4

expedite (v.)

to speed up (the process of something)

5

extoll (v.)

praise

6

exude (v.)

give off, "ooze"

7

facetious (adj.)

inappropriately trying to be funny (i.e., when the situation calls for seriousness)

8

fastidious (adj.)

fussy, finicky, difficult to please

9

felicity (n.)

happiness

10

feudal (adj.)

[the adjectival form of feudalism] having to do with feudalist system

11

fission (n.)

the act/process of splitting something (into parts) [think: the opposite of fusion]

12

floe (n.)

a chunk of floating ice

13

foible (n.)

a minor flaw or weakness

14

fortify (v.)

make stronger

15

frisky (adj.)

playful

16

furtive (adj.)

secretive, sneaky, surreptitious

17

gale (n.)

a strong wind

18

game (n.)

(1) [the normal meaning] a type of play or sport.

(2) a wild animal or wild animals in general. [Used in the context of hunting.]

19

garish (adj.)

gaudy; (too) bright in color

20

genesis (n.)

beginning; origin

21

germane (adj.)

(1) relevant

(2) important

22

gingerly (adv.)

carefully, cautiously

23

glib (adj.)

slick (esp. when talking); superficial

24

grapple [with] (v.)

struggle (with)

25

guffaw

(v.) laugh heartily

(n.) a hearty laugh