Flashcards in G Deck (17):
lacking social grace, sensitivity, or acuteness
to look steadily and intently, as with great curiosity, interest, pleasure, or wonder.
a class or category of artistic endeavor having a particular form, content, technique, or the like: the genre of epic poetry; the genre of symphonic music.
closely or significantly related; relevant; pertinent: Please keep your statements germane to the issue.
U.S. politics. the dividing of a state, county, etc., into election districts so as to give one political party a majority in many districts while concentrating the voting strength of the other party into as few districts as possible.
a movement or position of the hand, arm, body, head, or face that is expressive of an idea, opinion, emotion, etc.: the gestures of an orator; a threatening gesture.
full of excitement, adventure, and unusual activity
a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned metal plates played with a pair of small hammers
to grind or strike (the teeth) together, especially in rage or pain
a person charged with the direction or control of an institution, society
taking place, changing, moving, etc., by small degrees or little by little: gradual improvement in health.
a storehouse or repository for grain, especially after it has been threshed or husked.
warmly or deeply appreciative of kindness or benefits received; thankful:
keen mental suffering or distress over affliction or loss; sharp sorrow; painful regret.
former name for influenza
a promise or assurance, especially one in writing, that something is of specified quality, content, benefit, etc., or that it