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gangrene death or rotting of a part of a living organism caused by faulty circulation, disease, or injury. [2 definitions]
gangrenous of or pertaining to tissue in a living body that is dead or decaying due to impaired blood flow.
gangster someone who belongs to a criminal gang, esp. one who participates in organized crime; mobster.
gangue the valueless minerals, rocks, or the like found mixed with valuable ore; gang.
gang up on (informal) to criticize or attack (someone) as a group.
gangway a path into, out of, around, or through something; passageway. [4 definitions]
ganja a highly resinous form of marijuana.
gannet any of several large, fish-eating ocean birds.
ganoid belonging to a group of fishes, some extinct, that have hard armorlike scales. [2 definitions]
gantlet1 a portion of railroad tracks made up of two separate but overlapping tracks, usu. constructed at a narrow place, such as a tunnel or bridge. [3 definitions]
gantlet2 see "gauntlet1."
gantry a framework resembling a bridge that goes over railroad tracks and holds signals or that contains rails for a movable crane. [2 definitions]
Ganymede in Greek mythology, a young Trojan abducted by Zeus to be the cupbearer to the gods. [2 definitions]
gaol (chiefly British) variant of "jail."
gap a space or opening made by or as if by breaking or separating. [5 definitions]
gape to stare in surprise, awe, or wonder, esp. with the mouth open. [5 definitions]
gar any of various freshwater fish of North and Central America that have hard scales, a long thin body, and a long, toothed snout.
garage a building or part of a building designed to house cars, trucks, and the like. [3 definitions]
garage door a door for a garage, usually set on rollers in tracks that allow the door to be raised to an overhead position or lowered to close the entry.
garage sale a sale of used or unwanted things, held at a private home.
Garand rifle a semiautomatic, clip-fed rifle, which was standard issue of the U.S. Army in World War II and the Korean War; M-1.