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gelid
very cold; frozen
genesis
origin; beginning
gaudy
flashy; showy
gauche
awkward; tactless
genteel
polite; refined
gadfly
a person who annoys others
garner
to gather; to acquire
ghoul
grave robber; ogre
gesticulation
lively or excited gesture
gild
to cover with gold
gird
to encircle
gen (gr)
kind, race, birth; as generate, generic, generation
gerontology
the study of older people and their problems
galvanize
to stiumlate; to startle into sudden activity
gamut
the whole range or extent
grad, gress (gr)
step, go; as graduate, digress
garish
tastelessly gaudy
gaff
a hook
gazebo
an open structure with an enjoyable view
gambit
strategy; an opening one uses to advantage
gibbet
gallows from which criminals are hanged
grat (gr)
pleasing; as gratitude, congratulate
gall
bitterness
genocide
killing of a race of people
gazette
newspaper
gambol
to frolic; to romp about
gest (gr)
carry, bring; as congestion, gestation
give
to scoff; to ridicule
graph (gr)
write; as autograph, graphic
germane
relevant; fitting