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Gargoyle
a rain spout in the form of a grotesque human or animal figure
gauntlet
a think heavy glove, a glove from a suit of armor
germinate
to begin to grow, sprout
globule
a tiny drop, a small ball
googol
the figure 1 followed by 100 zeros equal to 10 to the 100th power
gossamer
something light , delicate, or flimsy
gregarious
living in small groups, social
gyrate
to revolve around a point of axis
jettison
discard, cast off as an encumbrance
juxtapose
put side by side, compare and contrast
languid
drooping, sluggish
loquacious
given too excessive talking
ludicrous
laughable because its of obvious absurdity
synonym: foolish
luminary
notable in a particular field, star
lugubrious
exaggerated mournfulness
monolith
a large single stone in form of a column or monument
metamorphosis
"change", transformation-big change, marked alteration
mellifluous
sometimes used to describe music... smoothing flowing, sweet
mausoleum
large elaborate tomb
harbinger
forerunner, herald
hirsute
very happy
holocaust
widespread destruction, especially by a fire
impropriety
improper conduct, bad manners
incarcerate
to put in prison
inclement
stormy, harsh
indolent
lazy
intrepid
fearless, bold
irascible
easily angered, hot - tempered
irreparable
cannot be repaired
itinerary
the route of a journey