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idyllic

charming in a rustic way, naturally peaceful

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idiosyncrasy

a pecularity, an eccentricity

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ideology

a system of social or political ideas

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iconoclast

one who attacks popular beliefs or institutions

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hyperbole

an exaggeration used as a figure of speech, exaggeration

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husbandry

thrifty management of resources, livestock farming

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homily

a sermon

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histrionic

overly dramatic, theatrical

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hiatus

a break or interruption, often from work

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heyday

golden age, prime

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hermetic

impervious to external influence, airtight

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heresy

any belief that is strongly opposed to established beliefs

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hegemony

leadership, esp of one nation over another

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hedonism

the pursuits of pleasure as a way of life

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guile

cunning, duplicity, artfulness

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gregarious

sociable, enjoying the company of others

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gratuitous

given freely (said of something bad), unjustified, unprovoked, uncalled for

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grandiose

absurdly exaggerated

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grandiloquent

pompous, using a lot of big, fancy words in an attempt to sound impressive

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gesticulate

to make gestures, especially when speaking or in place of speaking