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Flashcards in G - H Deck (22):
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garish

gaudy, in bad taste

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garrulous

talkative, wordy

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gluttony

overindulgence in food or drink

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goad

to urge, spur, incite to action

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gourmand

someone fond of eating and drinking

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grandiloquence

lofty, pompous language

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gratuitous

uncalled for, unwarrented

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gregarious

drawn to the company of others, sociable

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grievous

injurious, hurtful; serious or grave in nature

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guile

deceitful, cunning, sly behavior

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hackneyed

unoriginal, trite

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hallowed

revered, consecrated

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hapless

unlucky

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harangue

a ranting speech

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hardy

robust, capable of surviving through adverse conditions

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harrowing

greatly distressing, vexing

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haughty

disdainfully proud

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hedonist

one who believes pleasure should be the primary pursuit of humans

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hegemony

domination over others

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heinous

shockingly wicked, repugnant

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hiatus

a break or gap in duration or continuity

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hypocrisy

pretending to believe what one does not