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Gauche

lacking social grace, sensitivity, or acuteness

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Gaze

to look steadily and intently, as with great curiosity, interest, pleasure, or wonder.

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Genre

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.

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Germane

closely or significantly related; relevant; pertinent: Please keep your statements germane to the issue.

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Gerrymander

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.

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Gesture

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.

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Glamorous

full of excitement, adventure, and unusual activity

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Glockenspiel

a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned metal plates played with a pair of small hammers

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Gnash

to grind or strike (the teeth) together, especially in rage or pain

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Governor

a person charged with the direction or control of an institution, society

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Gradual

taking place, changing, moving, etc., by small degrees or little by little: gradual improvement in health.

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Granary

a storehouse or repository for grain, especially after it has been threshed or husked.

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Grateful

warmly or deeply appreciative of kindness or benefits received; thankful:

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Grief

keen mental suffering or distress over affliction or loss; sharp sorrow; painful regret.

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Grippe

former name for influenza

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Guarantee

a promise or assurance, especially one in writing, that something is of specified quality, content, benefit, etc., or that it

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Guillotine

a device for beheading a person by means of a heavy blade that is dropped between two posts serving as guides: widely used during the French revolution.