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Evanescent

tending to disappear like vapor; vanishing

exacerbate

to make worse or more severe

exculpate

exonerate; to clear of blame

exigent

urgent; pressing; requiring immediate action or attention

exonerate

to remove blame

extemporaneous

improvised; done without preparation

facetious

playful; humorous

fallacy

an invalid or incorrect notion

fawn

to flatter or praise excessively

fervent

greatly emotional or zealous

filibuster

intentional obstruction, especially using prolonged speech making to delay legislative action

flout

to demonstrate contempt for

fortuitous

happening by fortunate accident or chance

fulminate

to loudly attack or denounce

furtive

marked by stealth; covert; surreptitious

garrulous

pointlessly talkative; talking too much

germane

relevant to the subject at hand; appropriate in subject matter

glib

marked by ease or informality; nonchalant; lacking in depth; superficial

grandiloquence

pompous speech or expression

gregarious

sociable; outgoing; enjoying the company of other people

hackneyed

rendered trite or commonplace by frequent usage

halcyon

calm and peaceful

harangue

to deliver a pompous speech or tirade

hedonism

devotion to pleasurable pursuits, especially to the pleasures of the senses

hegemony

the consistent dominance of one state or ideology over others

heretical

violating accepted dogma or convention

hubris

arrogant presumption or pride

hyperbole

an exaggerated statement, often used as a figure of speech

iconoclast

one who attacks or undermines traditional conventions or institutions

idolatrous

given to intense or excessive devotion to something

imminent

about to happen; impending

immutable

not capable of change

impassive

revealing no emotion

impecunious

lacking funds; without money

imperturbable

marked by extreme calm; impassivity, and steadiness

impetuous

hastily or rashly energetic; impulsive and vehement

implacable

not capable of being appeased or significantly changed

impunity

immunity from punishment or penalty

inchoate

in an initial stage; not fully formed

incipient

beginning to come into being or to become apparent

indifferent

having no interest or concern; showing no bias or prejudice

inert

unmoving; lethargic; sluggish

infelicitous

unfortunate; inappropriate

ingenuous

artless; frank and candid; lacking in sophistication

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