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gadfly
a person who annoys others
gaff
a hook
gainsay
to contradict
gait
manner of walking
gala
festive
gall
bitterness
gallant
noble
galvanize
to stimulate
gambit
strategy
gambol
to romp about
gamut
the whole range
gape
to stare with open mouth
garble
to distort
gargantuan
gigantic
garish
gaudy
garland
a wreath of flowers
garner
to acquire
garnish
to decorate
garrulous
talkative
gauche
tactless
gaudy
flashy
gaunt
thin and bony
gazette
newspaper
gelid
very cold
generate
to produce
generic
general; not specific
genesis
origin
genial
friendly
genocide
killing of a race of people
genre
type of art or literature
genteel
polite
gentry
upper class
genuflect
to kneel
germane
relevant
gerontology
the study of older people
gesticulation
lively gestures
ghastly
horrible
gibberish
silly talk
gibbet
gallows from which criminals are hanged
gibe
to ridicule
giddy
dizzy or light-headed
gild
to cover with gold
gingerly
carefully
gird
to encircle
gist
main point
glazed
smooth
glean
to gather with great effort
glee
happiness
glib
smooth
gloaming
twilight
glitch
a malfunction
gloat
to dwell on with great satisfaction
glower
to frown
glutinous
sticky
gnarled
twisted
gnome
a legendary creature
goad
to encourage; to spur on
gorge
a eat greedily
gossamer
light; flimsy; fine
Gothic
medieval; mysterious
gouge
to dig out; to swindle or overcharge
gourmand
a glutton
gourmet
an expert of food and drink
gradient
a slope
grandiose
impressive; showy
graphic
giving a clear and effective picture
grapple
to grip and hold; to struggle
grate
to irritate
gratis
free
grave
serious
gravity
importance or weight; seriousness
gregarious
friendly
grievous
very distressing
grim
fierce or harsh
grimace
an expression of disapproval
grisly
horrible; gruesome; ghastly
grit
courage
gross
extreme or vulgar
grotesque
distorted
grotto
a cave
grovel
to lower oneself
gruff
rough or harsh manner
guile
deceit; trickery; cunning
guise
a false appearance
gull
to trick
gullible
easily eceived
gumption
courage and initiative
gustatory
pertaining to the sense of taste
guttural
unpleasant sound
gyrate
to spin