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GAINSAY
deny
V
GAIT
manner of walking or running; speed
N
GALAXY
a collection of brilliant personalities
N
GALE
windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughter, tears)
N
GALL
bitterness; nerve
annoy; chafe
N / V
GALLEON
large sailing ship
N
GALVANIZE
stimulate by shockl stir up; revitalize
V
GAMBIT
opening in chess in which a piece is sacrificed
N
GAMBOL
romp; skip about; leap playfully
V / N
GAMELY
in a spirited manner; with courage
A
GAMUT
entire range
N
GAPE
open widely
V
GARBLED / GARBLE
mixed up; jumbled; distorted
A / V
GARGANTUAN
huge; enormous
A
GARGOYLE
waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
N
GARISH
overbright color; gaudy
A
GARNER
Gather; store up
V
GARNISH
decorate
V / N
GARRULOUS / GARRULITY
talkative; laquacious; wordy
A / N
GASTRONOMY
science of preparing and serving good food
N
GAUCHE
clumsy; coarse and uncouth
A
GAUDY
flashy; showy
A
GAUNT
lean and angular; barren
A
GAVEL
hammerlike tool; mallet
N / V
GAWK
stare foolishly; look in open-mouthed awe
V
GAZETTE
official periodical publication
N
GENEOLOGY
record of descent; lineage
N
GENERALITY
vague statement
N
GENERATE
cause; produve; create
V
GENERIC
characteristic of an entire class or species
A
GENESIS
beginning; origin
N
GENIALITY / GENIAL
cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy
N / A
GENRE
particular variety of art or literature
N
GENTEEL
well-bred; elegant
A
GENTILITY
those of gentle birth; refinement
N
GENTRY
people of standing; class of people just below nobility
N
GENUFLECT
bend the knee as in worship
V
GERMANE
pertinent; bearing upon the case at hand; relevant
A
GERMINAL
pertaining to a germ; create
A
GERMINATE
cause to sprout; sprout
V
GERONTOCRACY
government ruled by old people
N
GERRYMANDER
change voting district lines in order to favor a political party
V / N
GESTATE
evolve, as in prenatal growth
V
GESTICULATION
motion; gesture
N
GHASTLY
horrible ; shockingly repellent
A
GIBBERISH
nonsense; babbling
N
GIBE
mock
V
GIDDY
light-hearted; dizzy
A
GINGERLY
very carefully
AV / A
GIRTH
distance around something; circumference
N
GIST
essence
A
GLACIAL
like a glacier; extremely cold
A
GLARING
highly conspicuous; harshly bright
A
GLAZE
cover with thin and shiny surface
V / N
GLEAN
gather leavings
V
GLIB
fluent; facile; slick
A
GLIMMER
shine erratically; twinkle
V
GLOAT
express evil satisfaction; view malevolently
V
GLOSS OVER
explain away
V
GLOSSARY
brief explanation of words used in the text
N
GLOSSY
smooth and shining
A
GLOWER
scowl; frown
V
GLUT
overstock; fill to excess
V / N
GLUTINOUS
sticky; viscous
A
GLUTTON / GLUTTONOUS
someone who eats too much
N / A
GNARLED
twisted
A
GNOME
dwarf; underground spirit
N
GOAD
urge on
V / N
GORGE
narrow canyon; steep, rocky cleft
stuff oneself
N /V
GORY / GORE
bloody
A / N
GOSSAMER
sheer; like cobwebs
A/ N