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gainsay
deny
gait
manner of walking or running, speed
galaxy
large, isolated system of stars, such as the Milky Way; any collection of brilliant personalities
gale
windstorm, gust of wind, emotional outburst (laughter, tears)
gall (n)
bitterness, nerve
gall (v)
annoy, chafe
galleon
large sailing ship
gambit
opening in chess in which a piece is sacrificed
gambol
skip, leap playfully
gamely
bravely, with spirit
gamut
entire range
garbled
mixed up, jumbled, distorted
garish
over-bright in color, gaudy
garner
gather, store up
garnish
decorate
gauche
clumsy, coarse and uncouth
gaudy
flashy, showy
gaunt
lean and angular, barren
gavel
hammerlike tool, mallet
genealogy
record of descent, lineage
generality
vague statement
generic
characteristic of an entire class or species
genesis
beginning, origin
geniality
cheerfulness, kindliness, sympathy
genteel
well-bred, elegant
gentility
those of gentle birth, refinement
gentry
people of standing, class of people just below nobility
germane
relevant, pertinent, bearing upon the case at hand
germinal
pertaining to a germ, creative
germinate
cause to sprout, sprout
gesticulation
motion, gesture
ghastly
horrible
gibe
mock
giddy
light-hearted, dizzy
girth
distance around something, circumference
gist
essence
glacial
like a glacier, extremely cold
glib
fluent, facile, slick
gloat
express evil satisfaction, view malevolently
gloss over
explain away
glower
scowl
glut
overstock, fill to excess
goad
urge on
gorge
small, steep-walled canyon
galvanize
stimulate by shock, stir up, revitalize
glaring
highly conspicuous, harshly bright