gauge – An instrument for measuring.
gaiety – Festivity.
gaily – Merrily.
gait – Carriage of the body in going.
gallant – Possessing a brave or chivalrous spirit.
galore – Abundant.
galvanic – Pertaining or relating to electricity produced by chemical action.
galvanism – Current electricity, especially that arising from chemical action.
galvanize – To imbue with life or animation.
gamble – To risk money or other possession on an event, chance, or contingency.
gambol – Playful leaping or frisking.
gamester – A gambler.
gamut – The whole range or sequence.
garnish – In cookery, to surround with additions for embellishment.
garrison – The military force stationed in a fort, town, or other place for its defense.
garrote – To execute by strangling.
garrulous – Given to constant trivial talking.
gaseous – Light and unsubstantial.
gastric – Of, pertaining to, or near the stomach.
gastritis – Inflammation of the stomach.
gastronomy – The art of preparing and serving appetizing food.
gendarme – In continental Europe, particularly in France, a uniformed and armed police officer.
genealogy – A list, in the order of succession, of ancestors and their descendants.
genealogist – A tracer of pedigrees.
generality – The principal portion.
generalize – To draw general inferences.
generally – Ordinarily.
generate – To produce or cause to be.
generic – Noting a genus or kind; opposed to specific.
generosity – A disposition to give liberally or to bestow favors heartily.
genesis – Creation.
geniality – Warmth and kindliness of disposition.
genital – Of or pertaining to the animal reproductive organs.
genitive – Indicating source, origin, possession, or the like.
genteel – Well-bred or refined.
gentile – Belonging to a people not Jewish.
geology – The department of natural science that treats of the constitution and structure of the earth.
germane – Relevant.
germinate – To begin to develop into an embryo or higher form.
gestation – Pregnancy.
gesticulate – To make gestures or motions, as in speaking, or in place of speech.
gesture – A movement or action of the hands or face, expressive of some idea or emotion.
ghastly – Hideous.
gibe – To utter taunts or reproaches.
giddy – Affected with a whirling or swimming sensation in the head.
gigantic – Tremendous.
giver – One who gives, in any sense.
glacial – Icy, or icily cold.
glacier – A field or stream of ice.
gladden – To make joyous.
glazier – One who cuts and fits panes of glass, as for windows.
glimmer – A faint, wavering, unsteady light.
glimpse – A momentary look.
globose – Spherical.
globular – Spherical.
glorious – Of excellence and splendor.
glutinous – Sticky.
gluttonous – Given to excess in eating.
gnash – To grind or strike the teeth together, as from rage.
Gordian knot – Any difficulty the only issue out of which is by bold or unusual manners.
gourmand – A connoisseur in the delicacies of the table.
gosling – A young goose.
gossamer – Flimsy.
gourd – A melon, pumpkin, squash, or some similar fruit having a hard rind.
graceless – Ungracious.
gradation – A step, degree, rank, or relative position in an order or series.
gradient – Moving or advancing by steps.
granary – A storehouse for grain after it is thrashed or husked.
grandeur – The quality of being grand or admirably great.
grandiloquent – Speaking in or characterized by a pompous or bombastic style.
grandiose – Having an imposing style or effect.
grantee – The person to whom property is transferred by deed.
grantor – The maker of a deed.
granular – Composed of small grains or particles.
granulate – To form into grains or small particles.
granule – A small grain or particle.
grapple – To take hold of.
gratification – Satisfaction.
gratify – To please, as by satisfying a physical or mental desire or need.
gratuitous – Voluntarily.
gratuity – That which is given without demand or claim. Tip.
gravity – Seriousness.
gregarious – Not habitually solitary or living alone.
grenadier – A member of a regiment composed of men of great stature.
grief – Sorrow.
grievance – That which oppresses, injures, or causes grief and at the same time a sense of wrong.
grievous – Creating affliction.
grimace – A distortion of the features, occasioned by some feeling of pain, disgust, etc.
grindstone – A flat circular stone, used for sharpening tools.
grisly – Fear-inspiring.
grotesque – Incongruously composed or ill-proportioned.
grotto – A small cavern.
ground – A pavement or floor or any supporting surface on which one may walk.
guess – Surmise.
guile – Duplicity.
guileless – Frank.
guinea – An English monetary unit.
guise – The external appearance as produced by garb or costume.
gullible – Credulous.
gumption – Common sense.
gusto – Keen enjoyment.
guy – Stay-rope.
guzzle – To swallow greedily or hastily; gulp.
gynecocracy – Female supremacy.
gynecology – The science that treats of the functions and diseases peculiar to women.
gyrate – To revolve.
gyroscope – An instrument for illustrating the laws of rotation.