G: ADJECTIVES

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gabby
= garrulous
gainful
(adj.) profitable; bringing in money or some special advantage
garrulous
excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters

болтливый
gaudy
extravagantly bright or showy, typically so as to be tasteless

(крича́щий, безвку́сный)
gentle
having or showing a kind and quiet nature : not harsh or violent

a g.......... stroke
giant
/ˈjīənt/ very large
giddy
dizzy; lightheaded

An overindulgence in alcohol made Edith feel g........ enough to dance on the dinner table.
gifted
talented

a g......... schoolchild
gigantic
= giant
glib
fluent and voluble but insincere and shallow:

she was careful not to let the answer sound too g.... .

бо́йкий на язы́к

a g...... excuse (благови́дный предло́г)
glorious
having, worthy of, or bringing fame or admiration:

the most g........... victory of all time.
glossy
smooth and shiny

g........ magazines
godly
living a moral life based on religious principles

a g......... woman
goofy
silly; weird
gorgeous
very attractive and pleasing to look at
graceful
having beauty of movement
gratis
without charge; free

All members of the latter worked g....... on a volunteer basis.
greasy
covered with or full of fat or oil
greedy
avaricious, covetous, wanting more than you need
grief-stricken
If someone is g.........-........., they are devastated about something that has happened.

His g.........-......... mother, Rose, died soon after.
groovy
If you describe something as g........... , you mean that it is attractive, fashionable, or exciting.

...the g..........iest club in London.
grotesque
/ɡroʊˈtɛsk/

comically or repulsively ugly or distorted

a lifestyle of g............. luxury
gruesome
causing shock or horror

There has been a series of g........... murders in the capital.
grumpy
bad-tempered, grouchy, often in bad mood
guarded
cautious, careful

If you describe someone as g............, you mean that they are careful not to show their feelings or give away information.
guiltless
innocent
gullible
easily deceived; naive
gusty
G....... winds are very strong and irregular.
guttural
sounding harsh and throaty

Over the phone, her sick boss sounded g.......... .

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