- GENESIS Dictionary lookup
: Origin - chemistry, which had its genesis in alchemy.
- GESTICULATE Dictionary lookup
: To make gestures, or indicate feelings by. motions - gesticulated wildly to show his distress.
268. GHASTLY: Horrible, deathlike - a ghastly disaster which shocked the world.
Synonyms: gruesome, grisly, pallid, macabre, grim, lurid
- GIBE Dictionary lookup
(variant spelling: JIBE): To laugh at; to utter with scorn - gibed at his enemy mercilessly.
Synonyms: mock, sneer, jeer, scoff, flout, deride (adj.: derisive), rail, taunt
- GLIB Dictionary lookup
: Smooth-spoken, fluent - a glib liar, distorting the truth effortlessly.
271. GLUTTONOUS (noun. GLUTTON; verb: GLUT): Inclined to cat to excess - gulped down his food in gluttonous fashion.
- GOSSAMER Dictionary lookup
(noun): A very thin gauzelike fabric or structure - a poem so delicate that it seemed an unreal gossamer.
(adj.): Thin and light - the gossamer wings of a dragon fly.
Synonyms: diaphanous, flimsy, gauzelike Antonyms: substantial, ponderous
- GREGARIOUS Dictionary lookup
: Habitually fond of associating in a company or herd - gregarious sheep; that gregarious animal, man.
- GRIMACE Dictionary lookup
: A distortion of the face to express an attitude or feeling - a grimace that was more expressive than words.
275. HAIL: To greet - The crowd hailed the returning hero.
Synonyms: accost, salute