gadflies

  1. a persistently annoying person

    Synonyms : blighter, cuss, pest, pesterer
    Type Of : persecutor, tormenter, tormentor
  2. any of various large flies that annoy livestock

    Type Of : fly

gust

  1. a strong current of air

    Synonyms : blast, blow
    Type Of : air current, current of air, wind
    Examples :
    • the tree was bent almost double by the gust

growling

  1. the sound of growling (as made by animals)

    Synonyms : growl
    Type Of : cry
  2. a gruff or angry utterance (suggestive of the growling of an animal)

    Type Of : utterance, vocalization

gluttons

  1. a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess

    Synonyms : gourmand, gourmandizer, trencherman
    Type Of : eater, feeder
  2. musteline mammal of northern Eurasia

    Synonyms : gulo gulo, wolverine
    Type Of : mustelid, musteline, musteline mammal

genres

  1. a style of expressing yourself in writing

    Synonyms : literary genre, writing style
    Type Of : style, expressive style
  2. an expressive style of music

    Synonyms : music genre, musical genre, musical style
    Type Of : style, expressive style, music
  3. a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique

    Type Of : fine art, art
  4. a kind of literary or artistic work

    Type Of : kind, sort, form, variety

genocide

  1. systematic killing of a racial or cultural group

    Synonyms : race murder, racial extermination
    Type Of : kill, killing, putting to death

galleys

  1. the area for food preparation on a ship

    Synonyms : caboose, cookhouse, ship's galley
    Type Of : kitchen
  2. a large medieval vessel with a single deck propelled by sails and oars with guns at stern and prow; a complement of 1,000 men; used mainly in the Mediterranean for war and trading

    Type Of : watercraft, vessel
  3. (classical antiquity) a crescent-shaped seagoing vessel propelled by oars

    Type Of : vessel, watercraft
  4. the kitchen area for food preparation on an airliner

    Type Of : kitchen

galvanize

  1. stimulate (muscles) by administering a shock

    Synonyms : galvanise
    Type Of : shock
  2. cover with zinc

    Synonyms : galvanise
    Type Of : surface, coat
    Examples :
    • galvanize steel
  3. to stimulate to action

    Synonyms : galvanise, startle
    Type Of : shock, ball over, take aback, blow out of the water, floor
    Examples :
    • galvanized into action

gospel

  1. the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings

    Synonyms : evangel, gospels
    Type Of : religious text, religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing
  2. folk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response; influential on the development of other genres of popular music (especially soul)

    Synonyms : gospel singing
    Type Of : folk music, ethnic music, folk
  3. the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group

    Synonyms : church doctrine, creed, religious doctrine
    Type Of : school of thought, philosophical system, doctrine, philosophy, ism
  4. an unquestionable truth

    Synonyms : gospel truth
    Type Of : truth, true statement
    Examples :
    • his word was gospel
  5. a doctrine that is believed to be of great importance

    Type Of : philosophy, ism, doctrine, school of thought, philosophical system
    Examples :
    • Newton's writings were gospel for those who followed

gluttony

  1. eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)

    Synonyms : gula, overeating
    Type Of : deadly sin, mortal sin
  2. habitual eating to excess

    Type Of : intemperance