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glossy having a smooth, shiny surface or appearance.
glove a covering for the hand that has separate parts for each finger and the thumb. [3 definitions]
glow a steady light, especially the light given off by something very hot. [6 definitions]
glowworm a worm-shaped insect that can give off light from its body. The larvae and the females of the firefly are kinds of glowworm.
glue a thick, sticky liquid used to join things together. [2 definitions]
glum in low spirits; sad or gloomy.
gnarled bent and twisted; crooked. [2 definitions]
gnat a small flying insect with two wings. Some gnats bite people or animals.
gnaw to bite or chew on again and again.
gnome1 a creature in fairy tales that lives inside the earth and guards precious treasure. Gnomes are often portrayed as little old men with beards.
gnu a large mammal with a large head and long, curving horns. Gnus live in Africa and are a kind of antelope. They have a beard, a mane, and a long tail.
go1 to move; travel. [16 definitions]
goal a result or end that a person wants and works for; aim or purpose. [3 definitions]
goalie a short form of goalkeeper.
goalkeeper the player who defends the team's goal in sports such as soccer or hockey.
goat an animal with hooves, hollow horns, and rough hair. Goats are mammals that are raised for their milk, wool, and meat. They are closely related to sheep.
goatee a small pointed beard on a man's chin that looks like the beard of a goat.
go back on to take back.
gobble1 to eat in a fast, greedy, and sometimes noisy way.
gobble2 to make a sound like that of a turkey. [2 definitions]
Gobi Desert a large, very dry region in northern China and southwestern Mongolia.