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Gainsay

V. Deny

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Gait

N. Manner walking or running; speed

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Galaxy

N. Large, isolated system of stars, such as the Milky Way; any collection of brilliant personalities

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Gale

N. Windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughter, tears)

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Gall

N. Bitterness; nerve

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Gall

V. Annoy; Chafe

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Galvanize

V. Stimulate by shock; stir up; revitalize

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Gambit

N. Opening in chess in which a piece is sacrificed

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Gambol

V. Skip; Leap playfully

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Gamely

Adj. bravely; with spirit

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Gamut

N. Entire range

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Gape

V. Open widely; stare open-mouthed

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Garbled

Adj. mixed up; jumbled; distorted

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Gargantuan

Adj. huge; enormous

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Garish

Adj. over-bright in color; Gaudy

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Garner

V. Gather; store up

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Garnish

V. Decorate

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Garrulous

Adj. loquacious; wordy; talkative

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Gauche

Adj. clumsy; course and uncouth

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Gaudy

Adj. flashy; Showy

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Gaunt

Adj. lean and angular; Barren

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Gavel

N. Hammerlike tool; Mallet

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Gawk

V. Stare foolishly; look it open-mouthed awe

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Genealogy

N. Record of descent; lineage

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Generality

N. Vague statement

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Generate

V. Cause; produce; create

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Generic

Adj. characteristic of an entire class or species

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Genesis

N. Beginning; origin

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Geniality

N. Cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy

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genre

N. Particular variety of art or literature

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Genteel

Adj. well-bred; elegant

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Gentility

N. Those of gentle birth; refinement

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Gentry

N. People of standing; class of people just below nobility

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Germane

Adj. pertinent; bearing upon the case at hand

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Germinal

V. Cause to sprout; sprout

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Gestulation

N. Motion; gesture

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Ghastly

Adj. horrible

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Gibberish

N. Nonsense; babbling

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Gibe

V. Mork; talent; Scoff at

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Gingerly

Adv. very carefully

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Girth

N. Distance around something; circumference

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Gist

N. Essence

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Glacial

Adj. like a glacier; extremely cold

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Glaring

Adj. highly conspicuous; harshly bright

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Glaze

V. Cover with a thin and shiny surface

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Glib

Adj. fluids; facile; slick

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Glimmer

V. Shine erratically; twinkle

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Gloat

V. Express evil satisfaction; you malevolently

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Glossary

N. Brief explanation of words used in the text

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Gloss over

V. Explain away

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Glossy

Adj. smooth and shining

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Glower

V. Scowl

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Glut

V. Overstock; fill to excess

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Glutton

N. Someone who eats too much

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Gnarled

Adj. twisted

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Gnome

N. Dwarf; underground spirit

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Glad

V. Urge on; spur; incite

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Gorge

N. Small, steep-walled Canyon

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Gorge

V. Stuff oneself

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Gory

Adj. bloody