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Glute

Something filled beyond capacity

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Gratuitous

Not called for; unwarranted; inappropriate

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Gregarious

Liking to associate with others; sociable

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Guile

The use of tricks to deceive, usually for money

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Hedonism

The pursuit of pleasure as the goal of life

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Helix

Something spiral in form

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Herculean

Tremendously demanding, courageous, or powerful

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Histrionics

Theatrically, over dramatic, emotional display for effect

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Homily

Homegrown sermon or moral lecture

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Husbandry

Careful management or conservation of resources

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Hydrophobia

Morbid fear of water

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Idee Fixe

An idea that dominates ones mind for a long period

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Idyllic

Delightful in all respects; naturally peaceful

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Immodest

Not modest; not conforming (especially to sexual mores)

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Immutable

Not changeable, fixed

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Impeccable

I without fault; perfect

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Impervious

Not allowing anything to pass through; impenetrable

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Inane

Without sense or substance

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Incantation

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

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Incense

To make really angry