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gouge
v. tear out
gourmand
n. epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
gourmet
n. connoisseur of food and drink
graduated
adj. arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
graft
n. piece of transplanted tissue; portion of plant inserted in another plant
grandeur
n. impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
grandiloquent
adj. pompous; bombastic; using high-sounding language
grandiose
adj. pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive
granulate
v. form into grains
graphic
adj. pertaining to the art of delineating; vividly described
grapple
v. wrestle; come to grips with
grate
v. make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred
gratify
v. please
gratis
adj. free
gratuitous
adj. given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for
gravity
n. seriousness
gregarious
adj. sociable
grievance
n. cause of complaint
grill
v. question severely
grimace
n. a facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc.
grisly
adj. ghastly
grouse
v. complain; fuss
grotesque
adj. fantastic; comically hideous
grove
n. group of trees (smaller than a forest); orchard
grovel
v. crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate
grudging
adj. unwilling; reluctant; stingy
gruel
n. liquid food made by boiling oatmeal. etc., in milk or water
grueling
adj. exhausting
gruesome
adj. grisly; horrible
gruff
adj. rough-manner
guffaw
n. boisterous laughter
guile
n. deceit; duplicity
guileless
adj. without deceit
guise
n. appearance; costume
gullible
adj. easily deceived
gustatory
adj. affecting the sense of taste
gusto
n. enjoyment; enthusiasm
gusty
adj. windy
hackneyed
adj. commonplace; trite
haggard
adj. wasted away; gaunt
haggle
v. argue about prices
hallowed
adj. blessed; consecrated
hallucination
n. delusion
halting
adj. hesitant; faltering
hamper
v. obstruct
haphazard
adj. random; unsystematic; aimless
harangue
n. noisy speech
harass
v. annoy by repeated attacks
harbinger
n. forerunner
harbor
v. provide a refugee for; hide
hardy
adj. sturdy; robust; able to stand inclement weather
harrowing
adj. agonizing; distressing; traumatic
haughtiness
n. pride; arrogance
hazardous
adj. dangerous
hazy
adj. slightly obscure
headlong
adj. hasty; rash
headstrong
adj. stubborn; willful; unyielding
heckler
n. person who harasses others
hedonist
n. one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life
heed
v. pay attention to; consider
heedless
adj. not noticing; disregarding
heinous
adj. atrocious; hatefully bad
herbivorous
adj. grain-eating
heresy
n. opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion
hermetic
adj. tightly closed so that no air can be escape or enter
hermitage
n. home of a hermit
heterodox
adj. unorthodox; unconventional
heterogeneous
adj. dissimilar; mixed
heyday
n. time of greatest success; prime
hiatus
n. gap; interruption in duration or continuity; pause