gout

  1. a painful inflammation of the big toe and foot caused by defects in uric acid metabolism resulting in deposits of the acid and its salts in the blood and joints

    Synonyms : gouty arthritis, urarthritis
    Type Of : arthritis

graceful

  1. suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

    Synonyms : elegant, refined
  2. characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution

    Antonyms : awkward

garland

  1. an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.

    Synonyms : florilegium, miscellany
    Type Of : anthology
  2. flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes

    Synonyms : chaplet, coronal, lei, wreath
    Type Of : floral arrangement, flower arrangement
  3. United States singer and film actress (1922-1969)

    Synonyms : judy garland
  4. adorn with bands of flowers or leaves

    Type Of : ornament, adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace
    Examples :
    • They garlanded the statue
  5. a city in northeastern Texas (suburb of Dallas)

gambles

  1. take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome

    Synonyms : adventure, chance, hazard, risk, run a risk, take a chance, take chances
    Type Of : essay, attempt, assay, try, seek
  2. a risky act or venture

    Type Of : peril, danger, risk
  3. money that is risked for possible monetary gain

    Type Of : speculation, venture
  4. play games for money

    Type Of : play

grapple

  1. to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match

    Synonyms : grip
    Type Of : clutch, prehend, seize
    Examples :
    • the two men grappled with each other for several minutes
  2. a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope

    Synonyms : grapnel, grappler, grappling hook, grappling iron
    Type Of : tool
  3. succeed in doing, achieving, or producing (something) with the limited or inadequate means available

    Synonyms : contend, cope, deal, get by, make do, make out, manage
    Type Of : act, move
  4. a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam

    Synonyms : clamshell
    Type Of : dredging bucket
  5. the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat

    Synonyms : grappling, hand-to-hand struggle, wrestle, wrestling
    Type Of : struggle

geologist

  1. a specialist in geology

    Type Of : scientist

gratifying

  1. affording satisfaction or pleasure

    Synonyms : enjoyable, pleasurable
    Examples :
    • found her praise gratifying
  2. pleasing to the mind or feeling

    Synonyms : sweet

grammarians

  1. a linguist who specializes in the study of grammar and syntax

    Synonyms : syntactician
    Type Of : linguist, linguistic scientist

gyroscope

  1. rotating mechanism in the form of a universally mounted spinning wheel that offers resistance to turns in any direction

    Synonyms : gyro
    Type Of : rotating mechanism

guise

  1. an artful or simulated semblance

    Synonyms : pretence, pretense, pretext
    Type Of : color, colour, gloss, semblance
    Examples :
    • under the guise of friendship he betrayed them