gizmos

  1. something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known

    Synonyms : doodad, doohickey, doojigger, gimmick, gismo, gubbins, thingamabob, thingamajig, thingmabob, thingmajig, thingumabob, thingumajig, thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatchamacallum, whatsis, widget
    Type Of : stuff
    Examples :
    • there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use
  2. a device or control that is very useful for a particular job

    Synonyms : appliance, contraption, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gismo, widget
    Type Of : device

guilt

  1. remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense

    Synonyms : guilt feelings, guilt trip, guilty conscience
    Type Of : compunction, remorse, self-reproach
  2. the state of having committed an offense

    Synonyms : guiltiness
    Antonyms : innocence
    Type Of : condition, status

gentile

  1. a Christian as contrasted with a Jew

    Synonyms : goy, non-jew
    Type Of : christian
  2. a person who does not acknowledge your god

    Synonyms : heathen, infidel, pagan
    Type Of : nonreligious person
  3. a Christian

    Type Of : christian
    Examples :
    • Christians refer to themselves as gentiles
  4. a person who is not a member of one's own religion; used in this sense by Mormons and Hindus

    Type Of : soul, individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone
  5. belonging to or characteristic of non-Jewish peoples

grandiosity

  1. high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation

    Synonyms : grandiloquence, magniloquence, ornateness, rhetoric
    Type Of : expressive style, style
    Examples :
    • the grandiosity of his prose

generosity

  1. acting generously

    Synonyms : unselfishness
    Type Of : share-out, sharing
  2. the trait of being willing to give your money or time

    Synonyms : generousness
    Antonyms : stinginess
    Type Of : kindness

gourmand

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

    Synonyms : glutton, gourmandizer, trencherman
    Type Of : eater, feeder

glorified

  1. accorded sacrosanct or authoritative standing

    Synonyms : canonised, canonized

grope

  1. feel about uncertainly or blindly

    Synonyms : fumble
    Type Of : seek, look for, search
    Examples :
    • She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom
  2. fondle for sexual pleasure

    Type Of : fondle, caress
    Examples :
    • He made some sexual advances at the woman in his office and groped her repeatedly
  3. search blindly or uncertainly

    Type Of : try, assay, attempt, essay, seek
    Examples :
    • His mind groped to make the connection
  4. the act of groping; and instance of groping

    Type Of : touch, touching

guinness

  1. English stage and screen actor noted for versatility (1914-2000)

    Synonyms : alec guinness, sir alec guinness
  2. a kind of bitter stout

    Type Of : stout

gloss

  1. provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases

    Synonyms : annotate, comment
    Type Of : interpret, rede
  2. give a deceptive explanation or excuse for

    Synonyms : color, colour
    Type Of : apologize, rationalise, excuse, apologise, rationalize
  3. an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field

    Synonyms : glossary
    Type Of : wordbook
  4. an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading

    Synonyms : color, colour, semblance
    Type Of : appearance, visual aspect
    Examples :
    • he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction
  5. the property of being smooth and shiny

    Synonyms : burnish, glossiness, polish
    Type Of : radiance, refulgence, refulgency, shine, smoothness, effulgence, radiancy
  6. an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text

    Synonyms : rubric
    Type Of : account, explanation
  7. give a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing

    Type Of : polish, shine, smooth, smoothen
  8. provide an interlinear translation of a word or phrase

    Type Of : translate, render, interpret