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Garrulous

Talkative
Chatty

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Gauche

Unskillful
Awkward
Maladroit

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Genre

A type or category especially of art or writing

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Genteel

Refined
Polite
Aristocratic
Affecting refinement

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Gesticulate

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

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Glut

Surplus
Overabundance

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Grandiloquent

Pompous
Using a lot of big, fancy words in an attempt to sound impressive

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Grandiose

Absurdly exaggerated

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Gratuitous

Given freely(said of something bad)
Unjustified
Unprovoked
Uncalled for

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Gravity

Seriousness

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Gregarious

Sociable
Enjoying the company of others

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Guile

Cunning
Duplicity
Artfulness

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Hackneyed

Overused
Trite
Stale

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Hapless

Unlucky

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Harbinger

a forerunner
A signal of

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Hedonism

The pursuit of pleasure as a way of life

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Hegemony

Leadership
Especially of one nation over another

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Heresey

Any belief that is strongly opposed to established beliefs

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Hermetic

Impervious to external influence
Airtight

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Heyday

Golden age
Prime

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Hiatus

A break or interruption, often from work

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Hierarchy

An organization based in rank or degree
Pecking order

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Histrionic

Overly dramatic
Theatrical

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Homily

A sermon

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Homogenous

Uniform
Made entirely of one thing

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Husbandry

Thrifty management if resources
Live-stock farming

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Hyperbole

An exaggeration used as a figure of speech
Exaggeration

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Hypothetical

Uncertain
Unproven