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Gaffe

a social blunder; an embarrassing mistake; a faux pas

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Galvanize

to startle into sudden activity; to revitalize

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Gambit

a scheme to gain an advantage; a ploy

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Gamut

the full range (of something)

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Garner

to gather; to acquire; to earn

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Garrulous

talkative; chatty

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Gastronomy

the art of eating well

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Gauche

unskillful; awkward; maladroit

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Generic

general; common; not protected by trademark

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Genesis

origin; creation; beginning

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Genocide

the extermination of a national, racial, or religious group

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Germane

applicable; pertinent; relevant

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Genre

a type or category, especially of art or writing

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Genteel

refined; polite; aristocratic; affecting refinement

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Gesticulate

to make gestures, especially when speaking or in place of speaking

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Ghastly

shockingly horrible; frightful; ghostlike

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Glut

surplus; an overabundance

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Grandiloquent

pompous; using a lot of big fancy words in an attempt to sound impressive

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Grandiose

absurdly exaggerated

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Gratis

free of charge

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Gratuitous

given freely (said of something bad); unjustified; unprovoked; uncalled for

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Gravity

seriousness

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Gregarious

sociable; enjoying the company of others

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Grievous

tragic; agonizing; severe

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Grimace

to make an ugly, disapproving facial expression

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Guile

cunning; duplicity; artfulness

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Guise

appearance; semblance