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gesticulate
v. To make gestures or motions, as in speaking, or in place of speech.
gibe
v. To utter taunts or reproaches.
glacial
adj. Icy, or icily cold.
gladden
v. To make joyous.
glazier
n. One who cuts and fits panes of glass, as for windows.
globular
adj. Spherical.
glutinous
adj. Sticky.
gluttonous
adj. Given to excess in eating.
gnash
v. To grind or strike the teeth together, as from rage.
gosling
n. A young goose.
gourmand
n. A connoisseur in the delicacies of the table.
graceless
adj. Ungracious.
gradation
n. A step, degree, rank, or relative position in an order or series.
gradient
adj. Moving or advancing by steps.
granary
n. A storehouse for grain after it is thrashed or husked.
grandiloquent
adj. Speaking in or characterized by a pompous or bombastic style.
grantee
n. The person to whom property is transferred by deed.
grantor
n. The maker of a deed.
granular
adj. Composed of small grains or particles.
granulate
v. To form into grains or small particles.
granule
n. A small grain or particle.
grapple
v. To take hold of.
gratify
v. To please, as by satisfying a physical or mental desire or need.
gregarious
adj. Not habitually solitary or living alone.
grimace
n. A distortion of the features, occasioned by some feeling of pain, disgust, etc.
guile
n. Duplicity.
guileless
adj. Frank.
guzzle
v. To swallow greedily or hastily; gulp.
gyrate
v. To revolve.
habitable
adj. Fit to be dwelt in.
habitant
n. Dweller.
habitude
n. Customary relation or association.
hackney
v. To make stale or trite by repetition.
haggard
adj. Worn and gaunt in appearance.
halcyon
adj. Calm.
hanger-on
n. A parasite.
happy-go-lucky
adj. Improvident.
harangue
n. A tirade.
harbinger
n. One who or that which foreruns and announces the coming of any person or thing.
hard-hearted
adj. Lacking pity or sympathy.
hardihood
n. Foolish daring.
hawthorn
n. A thorny shrub much used in England for hedges.
heartrending
adj. Very depressing.
heathenish
adj. Irreligious.
heedless
adj. Thoughtless.
henpeck
v. To worry or harass by ill temper and petty annoyances.
heptagon
n. A figure having seven sides and seven angles.
herbaceous
adj. Having the character of a herb.
herbarium
n. A collection of dried plants scientifically arranged for study.
herbivorous
adj. Feeding on herbs or other vegetable matter, as animals.
heredity
n. Transmission of physical or mental qualities, diseases, etc., from parent to offspring.
heretic
n. One who holds opinions contrary to the recognized standards or tenets of any philosophy.
hesitancy
n. A pausing to consider.
heterogeneity
n. Unlikeness of constituent parts.
heterogeneous
adj. Consisting of dissimilar elements or ingredients of different kinds.
heteromorphic
adj. Deviating from the normal form or standard type.
hexagon
n. A figure with six angles.
hibernal
adj. Pertaining to winter.
hillock
n. A small hill or mound.
hirsute
adj. Having a hairy covering.
hoard
v. To gather and store away for the sake of accumulation.
homogeneity
n. Congruity of the members or elements or parts.
homogeneous
adj. Made up of similar parts or elements.
homologous
adj. Identical in nature, make-up, or relation.
homonym
n. A word agreeing in sound with but different in meaning from another.
homophone
n. A word agreeing in sound with but different in meaning from another.
honorarium
n. A token fee or payment to a professional man for services.
hoodwink
v. To deceive.
hosiery
n. A stocking.
humanize
v. To make gentle or refined.
hydrodynamics
n. The branch of mechanics that treats of the dynamics of fluids.
hydroelectric
adj. Pertaining to electricity developed water or steam.
hydromechanics
n. The mechanics of fluids.
hydrometer
n. An instrument for determining the density of solids and liquids by flotation.
hydrostatics
n. The branch of science that treats of the pressure and equilibrium of fluids.
hydrous
adj. Watery.
hypnotism
n. An artificially induced somnambulistic state in which the mind readily acts on suggestion.
ichthyology
n. The branch of zoology that treats of fishes.
icily
adv. Frigidly.
iciness
n. The state of being icy.
iconoclast
n. An image-breaker.
idealize
v. To make to conform to some mental or imaginary standard.
idiosyncrasy
n. A mental quality or habit peculiar to an individual.
idolize
v. To regard with inordinate love or admiration.
ignoble
adj. Low in character or purpose.
ignominious
adj. Shameful.
illiberal
adj. Stingy.
illimitable
adj. Boundless.
ill-natured
adj. Surly.
illuminant
n. That which may be used to produce light.
illumine
v. To make bright or clear.
illusive
adj. Deceptive.
illusory
adj. Deceiving or tending to deceive, as by false appearance.
imbibe
v. To drink or take in.
imbroglio
n. A misunderstanding attended by ill feeling, perplexity, or strife.
imbrue
v. To wet or moisten.
imitator
n. One who makes in imitation.
immeasurable
adj. Indefinitely extensive.
immigrate
v. To come into a country or region from a former habitat.
imminence
n. Impending evil or danger.
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