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1

gourmand
N

someone fond of eating and drinking

2

grandiloquence
N

lofty, pompous language

3

grandiose
A

on a magnificent or exaggerated scale

4

gratuitous
A

uncalled for, unwarranted

5

gregarious
A

drawn to the company of others, sociable

6

grievous
A

injurious, hurtful; serious or grave in nature

7

guile
N

deceitful, cunning, shy behavior

8

hackneyed
A

unoriginal

9

hallowed
A

revered, consecrated

10

hapless
A

unlucky

11

harangue
N

a ranting speech

12

hardy
A

robust, capable of surviving through adverse conditions

13

harrowing
A

greatly distressing, vexing

14

haughty
A

disdainfully proud

15

hedonist
N

one who believes pleasure should be the primary pursuit of humans

16

hegemony
N

domination over others

17

heinous
A

shockingly wiped

18

heterogenous
A

varied, diverse in character

19

hiatus
N

a break or gap in duration or continuity

20

hierarchy
N

a system with ranked groups, usually according to social, economic, or professional class

21

hypocrisy
N

pretending to believe what one does not

22

hypothetical
A

supposed or assumed true, but unproven

23

iconoclast
N

one who attacks common beliefs or institutions

24

idiosyncratic
A

peculiar to one person; highly individualized

25

idolatrous
A

excessively worshipping one object or person

26

ignominious
A

humiliating, disgracing

27

illicit
A

forbidden, not permitted

28

immerse
V

to absorb, deeply involve, engross

29

immutable
A

not changeable

30

impassive
A

stoic, not susceptible to suffering