1. United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters

    Synonyms : gallon
    Type Of : united states liquid unit
  2. alliterative term for girl (or woman)

    Type Of : young woman, fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady
  3. a unit of gravitational acceleration equal to one centimeter per second per second (named after Galileo)

    Type Of : acceleration unit


  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


  1. suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

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

    Antonyms : awkward


  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)


  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


  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


  1. a specialist in geology

    Type Of : scientist


  1. affording satisfaction or pleasure

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

    Synonyms : sweet


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

    Synonyms : syntactician
    Type Of : linguist, linguistic scientist


  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