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Flippancy

treating a serious situation with arrogant humor or disrespect

Foment

to stir into action; rouse; incite

Foresight

the ability to see ahead, anticipate, or predict

Frugal

careful with money; thrifty

Fulminate

to explode, either with sound or anger

Furtive

sneaky; secretive

Futile

hopelessly ineffective; useless; in vain

Garbled

changed so much that the original meaning has been distorted; scrambled

Garish

flashy; gaudy

Garner

collect; gather; accumulate; earn

Garrulous

very talkative; loquacious

Genial

friendly; gracious; kind

Germane

relevant; fitting

Girth

distance around something; circumference

Glutton

a person who consumes huge quantities of food or drink; someone with great endurance

Gravity

seriousness

Gregarious

sociable; easily making friends

gullible

easily deceived

hackneyed

unoriginal, trite

hamper

interfere with; hinder; impede

haphazard

without plan or direction

harangue

a long strongly expressed speech or lecture

harbor

to give shelter or refuge

hardy

bold; brave; capable of withstanding harsh conditions

hedge

to avoid giving a clear answer, thereby escaping responsibility or blame

heed

notice; pay attention to

heinous

shockingly evil

heresy

an opinion expressed in defiance of generally accepted ideas

hiatus

a gap or interruption in continuity; a break or pause

hierarchy

a group or system in which positions of power are ranked, usually from lowest to highest

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