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Flashcards in #'s 181-200 Deck (20):
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Glut

Noun

Something filled beyond capacity

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Gratuitous

Adj

Not called for; unwarranted; inappropriate

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Gregarious

Adj

Liking to associate with others; sociable

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Guile

Noun

The use of tricks to deceive, usually for money

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Hedonism

Noun

The pursuit of pleasure as the goal of life

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Helix

Noun

Something spherical in form

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Herculean

Adj

Tremendously demanding, courageous, or powerful

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Histrionics

Noun

Theatrical, overly dramatic, emotional display for effect

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Homily

Noun

Homegrown sermon or moral lecture

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Husbandry

Noun

Careful management or conservation of resources

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Hydrophobia

Noun

Morbid fear of water

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Idée fixe

Noun

An idea that dominates one's mind for a long period of time

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Idyllic

Adj

Delightful in all respects; naturally peaceful

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Immodest

Adj

Not modest; not conforming (especially to sexual mores)

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Immutable

Adj

Not changeable, fixed

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Impeccable

Adj

Without fault, perfect

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Impervious

Adj

Not allowing anything to pass through; impenetrable.

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Inane

Adj

Without sense or substance

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Incantation

Noun

Words, spells, chants, as part of ritual or magic

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Incense

Verb

To make very angry