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38 Cards in this Set

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gainsay
v; deny
gall
n; nerve; bitterness
v; annoy; chafe
galleon
n; large sailing ship
galvanize
v; stimulate by shock; stir up; revitalize
gambit
n; opening in chess where a piece is sacrificed
gambol
v; romp; skip about
gamely
adv; in a spirited manner; with courage
garish
adj; overbright in color; gaudy
garner
v; gather; store up
garrulous
adj; loquacious; wordy; talkative
gastronomy
n; science of preparing and serving good food
gauche
adj; clumsy; coarse and uncouth
germane
adj; pertinent; bearing upon the case at hand
germinal
adj; pertaining to a germ; creative
germinate
v; cause to sprout
gerontocracy
n; government ruled by old people
gesticulation
n; motion; gesture
gibe
v; mock
glean
v; gather leavings
glib
adj; fluent; facile; slick
glower
v; scowl
glut
v; overstock; fill to excess
goad
v; urge on
gossamer
adj; transparent; sheer
gourmand
n; epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
graduated
adj; arranged by degrees (height, difficulty, etc.)
grandiloquent
adj; pompous; bombastic
grandiose
adj; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated
granulate
v; form into grains
gratis
adv; free
gregarious
adj; sociable
grisly
adj; ghastly
grotto
n; small cavern
grouse
v; complain; fuss
grudging
adj; unwilling; reluctant; stingy
guffaw
n; boisterous laughter
gustatory
adj; affecting the sense of taste
guy
n; cable or chain attached to something that needs to be braced or steadied