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foray
plundering raid
formidable
causing fear or awe
foulard
a lightweight material with printed design
fractious
unruly
frenetic
frenzied
frivolous
not serious
frond
a fern leaf, any finely defined leaf
fugue
contrapuntal musical composition
fuller's earth
clay used for absorbing stains
furbelow
gathering trimming on a dress, thence any showy trimming
furious
full of madness, raging, transported with passion
futile
trifling, useless, pointless
gabardine
twilled, woolen fabric
gabble
to prate, talk fast or without meaning
gainsay
deny
gall
chafe, rub sore
gallinaceous
pertaining to domestic fowl
gamut
the complete range
garish
flashy
garrulous
talkative, loquacious
generalization
induction, a general conclusion drawn from specific cases
generate
beget, procreate, propagate, produce
generic
pertaining to a race or kind
genus
a kind of class
geriatrics
science of car for the aged
germane
pertinent
gerund
a verbal noun
gibber
to chatter incoherently
gist
essential part
glaucous
gleaming sea-green
glucose
sugar occuring in fruit, less sweet than cane sugar
gluttonous
greedy for food and drink
goad
drive with a stick, urge on
golgotha
a place of sacrifice or burial
gonad
sex gland
gossamer
sheer
gourmet
a judge of food
grandeur
splendor, magnificence, stateliness
granular
having a crystalline or grain-like texture
graphology
study of handwriting
grapple
seize, lay fast hold on, either with the hands or with mechanical devices
gratuitous
tree, voluntary; granted without compensation, claim or merit
gratuity
tip
grimace
distort the features
grimalkin
a cat, usually old and female
grimly
fiercely, ferociously
grommet
a metal ring
grouse
complain
grueling
exhausting
gruff
rough
gudgeon
one easily dumped or ensnared
guidon
small signal flag
guile
deceit, cunning
gullible
easily deceived
gusty
windy, blustery
guzzle
to drink much, to drink frequently, to swallow immoderately