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gabardine

a tough, tightly woven, man-made fabric used to make suits, overcoats, trousers, uniforms, windbreakers, and other garments.

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gable

a section of a building's outside wall that is shaped like a triangle and that is formed by two sections of the roof sloping down

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gadabout

a habitual pleasure-seeker.

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gadfly

a fly that bites livestock, especially a horsefly, warble fly, or botfly.
an annoying person, especially one who provokes others into action by criticism

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gaff

a stick with a hook, or a barbed spear, for landing large fish.

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gaffer

the head electrician, responsible for the execution (and sometimes the design) of the lighting plan for a production.

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gainsay

deny or contradict (a fact or statement).

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gaiter

garments worn over the shoe and lower pants leg, and used primarily as personal protective equipment; similar garments used primarily for display are spats

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galling

annoying; humiliating.

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galleon

a heavy square-rigged sailing ship of the 15th to early 18th centuries used for war or commerce especially by the Spanish

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galush

When you fuck your partner in the ass with their underwear still on, pushing the fabric inside the anus.

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gambit

a planned series of moves at the beginning of a game of chess. : something done or said in order to gain an advantage or to produce a desired result.

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gamete

a mature sexual reproductive cell, as a sperm or egg, that unites with another cell to form a new organism.

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game theory

applies to a wide range of behavioral relations, and has developed into an umbrella term for the logical side of decision science, including both humans and non-humans (e.g. computers, insects/animals).

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gamine

characteristic of or relating to a girl with mischievous or boyish charm

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ganglion

a nerve cell cluster[1] or a group of nerve cell bodies located in the peripheral nervous system

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gangliuside

highly important molecules in immunology.

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gangway

a raised platform or walkway providing a passage.

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gantry

a frame structure raised on side supports so as to span over or around something:

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ganzfeld

The adepts of Pythagoras retreated to pitch black caves to receive wisdom through their visions,[6] known as the prisoner's cinema. Miners trapped by accidents in mines frequently reported hallucinations, visions and seeing ghosts when they were in the pitch dark for days. Arctic explorers seeing nothing but featureless landscape of white snow for a long time also reported hallucinations and an altered state of mind

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garret

a top-floor or attic room, especially a small dismal one (traditionally inhabited by an artist).

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garrote

a method of capital punishment of Spanish origin in which an iron collar is tightened around a condemned person's neck until death occurs by strangulation

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gaslighting

a form of mental abuse in which information is twisted/spun, selectively omitted to favor the abuser, or false information is presented with the intent of making victims doubt their own memory, perception and sanity.

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gauche

lacking ease or grace; unsophisticated and socially awkward.

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gaudi

a Spanish Catalan architect from Reus and the best known practitioner of Catalan Modernism. Gaudí's works reflect an individualized and distinctive style

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gaussian blur

is the result of blurring an image by a Gaussian function. It is a widely used effect in graphics software, typically to reduce image noise and reduce detail.

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gelcoat

a material used to provide a high-quality finish on the visible surface of a fibre-reinforced composite material

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geld

deprive of energy or vigor; castrate (a male animal).

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genitive

relating to or denoting a case of nouns and pronouns (and words in grammatical agreement with them) indicating possession or close association.

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genlock

a common technique where the video output of one source, or a specific reference signal from a signal generator, is used to synchronize other television picture sources together.