English dictionary


grab |ɡræb| — a mechanical device for gripping an object

grabber |ˈɡræbər| — an unpleasant person who grabs inconsiderately

grace |ɡreɪs| — (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence

graceful |ˈɡreɪsfl| — suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

gracefully |ˈɡreɪsfəli| — in a graceful manner

gracefulness |ˈɡreɪsfəlnəs| — beautiful carriage

graceless |ˈɡreɪsləs| — lacking graciousness

gracile |ˈɡræsəl| — slender and graceful

gracious |ˈɡreɪʃəs| — characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects

graciously |ˈɡreɪʃəsli| — in a gracious or graceful manner

graciousness |ˈɡreɪʃəsnəs| — excellence of manners or social conduct

grad |ɡræd| — one-hundredth of a right angle

gradate |ˈɡreɪdeɪt| — arrange according to grades

gradation |ɡrəˈdeɪʃn| — relative position in a graded series

grade |ɡreɪd| — a body of students who are taught together

graded |ˈɡreɪdəd| — arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks

grader |ˈɡreɪdər| — a judge who assigns grades to something

gradient |ˈɡreɪdiənt| — a graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimension

grading |ˈɡreɪdɪŋ| — the act of arranging in a graduated series

gradual |ˈɡrædʒuəl| — (Roman Catholic Church) an antiphon (usually from the Book of Psalms) immediately after the epistle at Mass

gradually |ˈɡrædʒuəli| — in a gradual manner

gradualness |ˈɡrædʒʊəlnəs| — the property possessed by a slope that is very gradual

graduate |ˈɡrædʒuət| — a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)

graduated |ˈɡrædʒuˌeɪt̬ɪd| — taking place by degrees

graduation |ˌɡrædʒuˈeɪʃn| — the successful completion of a program of study

graffiti |ɡrəˈfiːti| — a rude decoration inscribed on rocks or walls

graft |ɡræft| — (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient

grafting |ˈɡræftɪŋ| — the act of grafting something onto something else

graham |ˈɡreɪəm| — United States evangelical preacher famous as a mass evangelist (born in 1918)

Grail |ɡreɪl| — the object of any prolonged endeavor

grain |ɡreɪn| — a relatively small granular particle of a substance

grainy |ˈɡreɪni| — composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency

gram |ɡræm| — a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram

grama |ˈɡræmə| — pasture grass of plains of South America and western North America

gramicidin |ɡræmɪˈsaɪdn| — an antibiotic produced by a soil bacterium; used chiefly as an antiseptic in treating local infections produced by Gram-positive bacteria

gramma |ˈɡramə| — pasture grass of plains of South America and western North America

grammar |ˈɡræmər| — the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

grammarian |ɡrəˈmeriən| — a linguist who specializes in the study of grammar and syntax

grammatical |ɡrəˈmætɪkl| — of or pertaining to grammar

gramme |ɡræm| — a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram

gramophone |ˈɡræməfoʊn| — an antique record player; the sound of the vibrating needle is amplified acoustically

grampus |ˈɡrampəs| — predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas

gran |ɡræn| — the mother of your father or mother

granary |ˈɡrænəri| — a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed

grand |ɡrænd| — the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100

grandad |ˈɡrændæd| — the father of your father or mother

grandchild |ˈɡræntʃaɪld| — a child of your son or daughter

granddad |ˈɡrændæd| — the father of your father or mother

granddaughter |ˈɡrændɔːtər| — a female grandchild

grandee |ɡrænˈdiː| — a nobleman of highest rank in Spain or Portugal

grandeur |ˈɡrændʒər| — the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand

grandfather |ˈɡrænfɑːðər| — the father of your father or mother

grandiloquence |ɡrænˈdɪləkwəns| — high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation

grandiloquent |ɡrænˈdɪləkwənt| — lofty in style

grandiose |ˈɡrændioʊs| — impressive because of unnecessary largeness or grandeur; used to show disapproval

grandiosity |ˌɡrændiːˈɑːsɪtiː| — high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation

grandma |ˈɡrænmɑː| — the mother of your father or mother

grandmother |ˈɡrænmʌðər| — the mother of your father or mother

grandnephew |ˌɡrændˈnefjuː| — a son of your niece or nephew

grandniece |ɡrænˈniːs| — a daughter of your niece or nephew

grandpa |ˈɡrænpɑː| — the father of your father or mother

grandparent |ˈɡrænperənt| — a parent of your father or mother

grandson |ˈɡrænsʌn| — a male grandchild

grandstand |ˈɡrænstænd| — the audience at a stadium or racetrack

grange |ɡreɪndʒ| — an outlying farm

granger |ˈɡreɪndʒər| — a person who operates a farm

granite |ˈɡrænɪt| — plutonic igneous rock having visibly crystalline texture; generally composed of feldspar and mica and quartz

granitic |ɡrəˈnɪtɪk| — showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings

grannie |ˈɡræni| — the mother of your father or mother

granny |ˈɡræni| — the mother of your father or mother

grant |ɡrænt| — any monetary aid

grant-in-aid |ˈeɪd| — a grant from a central government to a local government

granted |ˈɡræntɪd| — acknowledged as a supposition

grantee |ɡrænˈtiː| — a recipient of a grant

grantor |ˈɡræntər| — a person who makes a grant in legal form

granular |ˈɡrænjələr| — composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency

granulate |ˈɡrænjʊleɪt| — form into grains

granulated |ˈɡrænjəˌleɪt̬ɪd| — made grainy or formed into granules

granulation |ˌɡrænjəˈleɪʃən| — new connective tissue and tiny blood vessels that form on the surfaces of a wound during the healing process

granule |ˈɡrænjuːl| — a tiny grain

granuloma |ˌɡranjʊˈləʊmə| — a tumor composed of granulation tissue resulting from injury or inflammation or infection

granulose  — composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency

grape |ɡreɪp| — any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters

grapefruit |ˈɡreɪpfruːt| — citrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp

grapeshot |ˈɡreɪpʃɑːt| — a cluster of small projectiles fired together from a cannon to produce a hail of shot

grapevine |ˈɡreɪpvaɪn| — gossip spread by spoken communication

graph |ɡræf| — a visual representation of the relations between certain quantities, represented as points, plotted with reference to a set of axes

graphic |ˈɡræfɪk| — an image that is generated by a computer

graphical |ˈɡræfɪkl| — written or drawn or engraved

graphically |ˈɡræfɪkli| — in a diagrammatic manner

graphics |ˈɡræfɪks| — photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication

graphite |ˈɡræfaɪt| — used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors

graphology |ɡræˈfɑːlədʒi| — the study of handwriting (especially as an indicator of the writer's character or disposition)

grapnel |ˈɡrapnəl| — a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope

grapple |ˈɡræpl| — a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope

grappling |ˈɡræpəlɪŋ| — the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat

grasp |ɡræsp| — understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something

grasping |ˈɡræspɪŋ| — understanding with difficulty

grass |ɡræs| — narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay

grasshopper |ˈɡræshɑːpər| — terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping

grassland |ˈɡræslænd| — land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life

grassroots |ˈɡræsˌruːts| — fundamental

grassy |ˈɡræsi| — abounding in grass

grate |ɡreɪt| — a frame of iron bars to hold a fire

grateful |ˈɡreɪtfl| — affording comfort or pleasure

gratefully |ˈɡreɪtfəli| — with appreciation; in a grateful manner

gratefulness |ˈɡreɪtfəlnəs| — warm friendly feelings of gratitude

grater |ˈɡreɪtər| — utensil with sharp perforations for shredding foods (as vegetables or cheese)

gratification |ˌɡrætɪfɪˈkeɪʃn| — state of being gratified or satisfied

gratify |ˈɡrætɪfaɪ| — make happy or satisfied

gratifying |ˈɡrætəˌfaɪɪŋ| — pleasing to the mind or feeling

grating |ˈɡreɪtɪŋ| — a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air

gratis |ˈɡrætɪs| — without payment

gratitude |ˈɡrætɪtuːd| — a feeling of thankfulness and appreciation

gratuitous |ɡrəˈtuːɪtəs| — without cause

gratuity |ɡrəˈtuːəti| — a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)

grave |ɡreɪv| — death of a person

gravedigger |ˈɡreɪvdɪɡər| — a person who earns a living by digging graves

gravel |ˈɡrævl| — rock fragments and pebbles

gravelly |ˈɡrævəli| — abounding in small stones

gravely |ˈɡreɪvli| — in a grave and sober manner

graven |ˈɡreɪvən| — cut into a desired shape

graver |ˈɡreɪvər| — a tool used by an engraver

gravestone |ˈɡreɪvstoʊn| — a stone that is used to mark a grave

graveyard |ˈɡreɪvjɑːrd| — a tract of land used for burials

gravid |ˈɡrævɪd| — in an advanced stage of pregnancy

gravimetric |ˌɡravəˈmetrik| — of or relating to hydrometry

gravitate |ˈɡrævɪteɪt| — move toward

gravitation |ˌɡrævɪˈteɪʃn| — (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface

gravitational |ˌɡrævɪˈteɪʃənl| — of or relating to or caused by gravitation

gravitationally |ˌɡrævəˈteɪʃnəli| — with respect to gravitation

gravity |ˈɡrævəti| — (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface

gravy |ˈɡreɪvi| — a sauce made by adding stock, flour, or other ingredients to the juice and fat that drips from cooking meats

gray |ɡreɪ| — a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black

graybeard |ˈɡreɪbɪrd| — a man who is very old

grayish |ˈɡreɪɪʃ| — of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black

grayish-brown  — of brown tinged with grey

graze |ɡreɪz| — a superficial abrasion

grazier |ˈɡreɪziər| — a rancher who grazes cattle or sheep for market

grazing |ˈɡreɪzɪŋ| — the act of grazing

grease |ɡriːs| — a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)

greasepaint |ˈɡriːspeɪnt| — a greasy substance used as makeup by actors

greaseproof |ˈɡriːspruːf| — resistant to penetration by grease or oil or wax

greaser |ˈɡriːsər| — (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Mexican descent

greasy |ˈɡriːsi| — containing an unusual amount of grease or oil

great |ɡreɪt| — a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field

great-nephew  — a son of your niece or nephew

great-niece  — a daughter of your niece or nephew

greatcoat |ˈɡreɪtkoʊt| — a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter

greater |ˈɡreɪtər| — greater in size or importance or degree

greatest |ˈɡreɪtəst| — highest in quality

greatly |ˈɡreɪtli| — to an extraordinary extent or degree

greatness |ˈɡreɪtnəs| — the property possessed by something or someone of outstanding importance or eminence

greaves |ˈɡriːvz| — the residue that remains after animal fat has been rendered

grebe |ɡriːb| — small compact-bodied almost completely aquatic bird that builds floating nests; similar to loons but smaller and with lobate rather than webbed feet

Grecian |ˈɡriːʃn| — a native or resident of Greece

greed |ɡriːd| — excessive desire to acquire or possess more (especially more material wealth) than one needs or deserves

greedily |ˈɡriːdəli| — in a greedy manner

greediness |ˈɡriːdinəs| — an excessive desire for food

greedy |ˈɡriːdi| — immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth

Greek |ˈɡriːk| — the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages

green |ɡriːn| — green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass

green-blind |blaɪnd| — inability to see the color green or to distinguish green and purplish-red

green-blindness |ˈɡriːnˈblaɪndnɪs| — dichromacy characterized by a lowered sensitivity to green light resulting in an inability to distinguish green and purplish-red

green-eyed |aɪd| — suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival

greenback |ˈɡriːnbæk| — a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)

greenery |ˈɡriːnəri| — green foliage

greenfly |ˈɡriːnflaɪ| — greenish aphid; pest on garden and crop plants

greengage |ˈɡriːnɡeɪdʒ| — sweet green or greenish-yellow variety of plum

greengrocer |ˈɡriːnɡroʊsər| — a grocer who sells fresh fruits and vegetables

greengrocery |ˈɡriːnɡroʊsəri| — groceries sold by a greengrocer

greenhorn |ˈɡriːnhɔːrn| — an awkward and inexperienced youth

greenhouse |ˈɡriːnhaʊs| — a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions

greening |ˈɡriːnɪŋ| — the phenomenon of vitality and freshness being restored

greenish |ˈɡriːnɪʃ| — of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass

greenness |ˈɡriːnnəs| — the lush appearance of flourishing vegetation

greenroom  — a backstage room in a theater where performers rest or have visitors

greens |ˈɡriːnz| — any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables

greensickness |ˈɡriːnˌsɪknɪs| — iron deficiency anemia in young women; characterized by weakness and menstrual disturbances and a green color to the skin

greensward |ˈɡriːnswɔːrd| — surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots

greenweed  — small Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye; common as a weed in Britain and the United States; sometimes grown as an ornamental

greenwood |ˈɡriːˌnwʊd| — woodlands in full leaf

greet |ɡriːt| — express greetings upon meeting someone

greeting |ˈɡriːtɪŋ| — (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)

gregarious |ɡrɪˈɡeriəs| — instinctively or temperamentally seeking and enjoying the company of others

gregariousness |ɡrɪˈɡeərɪəsnəs| — the quality of being gregarious--having a dislike of being alone

Gregorian |ɡrəˈɡɔːriən| — of or relating to Pope Gregory I or to the plainsong chants of the Roman Catholic Church

gremlin |ˈɡremlɪn| — (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous

grenade |ɡrəˈneɪd| — a small explosive bomb thrown by hand or fired from a missile

grenadier |ˌɡrenəˈdɪr| — an infantryman equipped with grenades

grenadine |ˈɡrenədiːn| — thin syrup made from pomegranate juice; used in mixed drinks

grey |ɡreɪ| — United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)

grey-headed |ɡreɪ ˈhedɪd| — showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair

greybeard |ˈɡreɪbɪrd| — a man who is very old

greyhen |ˈɡreɪhɛn| — female black grouse

greyhound |ˈɡreɪhaʊnd| — a tall slender dog of an ancient breed noted for swiftness and keen sight; used as a racing dog

greyish |ˈɡreɪɪʃ| — of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black

greyish-brown  — of brown tinged with grey

greylag |ˈɡreɪˌlæɡ| — common grey wild goose of Europe; ancestor of many domestic breeds

greyness |ɡreɪ| — a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black

grid |ɡrɪd| — a pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines

griddle |ˈɡrɪdl| — cooking utensil consisting of a flat heated surface (as on top of a stove) on which food is cooked

gridiron |ˈɡrɪdaɪərn| — a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat

grief |ɡriːf| — intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)

grievance |ˈɡriːvəns| — a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation

grieve |ɡriːv| — feel grief

grieving |ˈɡriːvɪŋ| — sorrowful through loss or deprivation

grievous |ˈɡriːvəs| — causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

grievously |ˈɡriːvəsli| — in a grievous manner

griffin |ˈɡrɪfɪn| — winged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion

griffon |ˈɡrifən| — winged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion

grill |ɡrɪl| — a restaurant where food is cooked on a grill

grille |ɡrɪl| — small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted

grilled |ˈɡrɪld| — cooked by radiant heat (as over a grill)

grilling |ˈɡrɪlɪŋ| — cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)

grillroom |ˈɡrɪlruːm| — a restaurant where food is cooked on a grill

grim |ɡrɪm| — not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

grimace |ɡrɪˈmeɪs| — a contorted facial expression

grime |ɡraɪm| — the state of being covered with unclean things

grimy |ˈɡraɪmi| — thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot

grin |ɡrɪn| — a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement

grind |ɡraɪnd| — an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious

grind away |ˈɡraɪnd əˈweɪ| — study intensively, as before an exam

grind down |ˈɡraɪnd ˈdaʊn| — rule a country as a tyrant

grind out |ˈɡraɪnd ˈaʊt| — produce in a routine or monotonous manner

grinder |ˈɡraɪndər| — a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

grinding |ˈɡraɪndɪŋ| — material resulting from the process of grinding

grindstone |ˈɡraɪndstoʊn| — a revolving stone shaped like a disk; used to grind or sharpen or polish edge tools

gringo |ˈɡrɪŋɡoʊ| — a Latin American (disparaging) term for foreigners (especially Americans and Englishmen)

grip |ɡrɪp| — the act of grasping

gripe |ɡraɪp| — informal terms for objecting

gripes |ˈɡraɪps| — acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)

griping |ˈɡraɪpɪŋ| — acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)

grippe |ɡrip| — an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease

gripping |ˈɡrɪpɪŋ| — capable of arousing and holding the attention

gripsack |ˈɡrɪpsæk| — a small suitcase

grisaille |ɡrɪˈzaɪ| — chiaroscuro painting or stained glass etc., in shades of grey imitating the effect of relief

grisly |ˈɡrɪzli| — shockingly repellent; inspiring horror

grist |ɡrɪst| — grain intended to be or that has been ground

gristle |ˈɡrɪsl| — tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults

gristly |ɡrɪstliː| — difficult to chew

gristmill |ˈɡris(t)mil| — a mill for grinding grain (especially the customer's own grain)

grit |ɡrɪt| — a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone

grits |ɡrɪts| — coarsely ground hulled corn boiled as a breakfast dish in the southern United States

gritstone |ˈɡrɪtstəʊn| — a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone

gritty |ˈɡrɪti| — composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency

grizzle |ˈɡrɪzl| — a grey wig

grizzled |ˈɡrɪzld| — having dark hairs mixed with grey or white

grizzly |ˈɡrɪzli| — powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America

groan |ɡroʊn| — an utterance expressing pain or disapproval

groat |ɡroʊt| — a former English silver coin worth four pennies

groats |ɡroʊts| — the hulled and crushed grain of various cereals

grocer |ˈɡroʊsər| — a retail merchant who sells foodstuffs (and some household supplies)

grocery |ˈɡroʊsəri| — a marketplace where groceries are sold

grog |ɡrɑːɡ| — rum cut with water

grogginess  — a dazed and staggering state caused by alcohol

groggy |ˈɡrɑːɡi| — stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)

groin |ɡrɔɪn| — the crease at the junction of the inner part of the thigh with the trunk together with the adjacent region and often including the external genitals

grommet |ˈɡrɑːmɪt| — fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines

groom |ɡruːm| — a man participant in his own marriage ceremony

groomsman |ˈɡruːmzmən| — a male attendant of the bridegroom at a wedding

groove |ɡruːv| — a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)

grope |ɡroʊp| — the act of groping; and instance of groping

gropingly |ˈɡroʊpɪŋli| — in an uncertain groping manner

grosbeak |ˈɡroˌsbiːk| — any of various finches of Europe or America having a massive and powerful bill

gross |ɡroʊs| — twelve dozen

grossly |ˈɡroʊsli| — in a gross manner

grot |ɡrɑːt| — a small cave (usually with attractive features)

grotesque |ɡroʊˈtesk| — art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants

grotesqueness |ɡroʊˈtesknəs| — ludicrous or incongruous unnaturalness or distortion

grotto |ˈɡrɑːtoʊ| — a small cave (usually with attractive features)

grotty |ˈɡrɑːti| — very unpleasant or offensive

grouch |ɡraʊtʃ| — a bad-tempered person

grouchy |ˈɡraʊtʃi| — annoyed and irritable

ground |ɡraʊnd| — the solid part of the earth's surface

groundbreaking |ˈɡraʊndbreɪkɪŋ| — the ceremonial breaking of the ground to formally begin a construction project

groundhog |ˈɡraʊndhɑːɡ| — reddish brown North American marmot

grounding |ˈɡraʊndɪŋ| — education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge

groundless |ˈɡraʊndləs| — without a basis in reason or fact

groundlessness  — the quality of lacking substance or value

groundling |ˈɡraʊndəlɪŋ| — in Elizabethan theater: a playgoer in the cheap standing section

groundnut |ˈɡraʊndnʌt| — a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans

grounds |ˈɡraʊndz| — your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief

groundsel |ˈɡraʊnsl| — Eurasian weed with heads of small yellow flowers

groundsman |ˈɡraʊndzmən| — someone who maintains the grounds (of an estate or park or athletic field)

groundwork |ˈɡraʊndwɜːrk| — the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained

group |ɡruːp| — any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

grouper |ˈɡruːpər| — flesh of a saltwater fish similar to sea bass

grouping |ˈɡruːpɪŋ| — any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

grouse |ɡraʊs| — flesh of any of various grouse of the family Tetraonidae; usually roasted; flesh too dry to broil

grout |ɡraʊt| — a thin mortar that can be poured and used to fill cracks in masonry or brickwork

grove |ɡroʊv| — a small growth of trees without underbrush

grovel |ˈɡrɑːvl| — show submission or fear

groveler  — someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self-respect

groveller |ˈɡrɒvlər| — someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self-respect

grow |ɡroʊ| — pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become

grow over |ˈɡroʊ ˈoʊvr̩| — grow beyond or across

grow up |ˈɡroʊ ʌp| — become an adult

grower |ˈɡroʊər| — someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil

growing |ˈɡroʊɪŋ| — (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level

growl |ɡraʊl| — the sound of growling (as made by animals)

growler |ˈɡroulər| — a speaker whose voice sounds like a growl

grown |ɡroʊn| — (of animals) fully developed

growth |ɡroʊθ| — (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level

groyne |ɡrɔɪn| — a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away

grub |ɡrʌb| — informal terms for a meal

grubbiness |ˈɡrʌbɪnɪs| — the state of being grimy

grubby |ˈɡrʌbi| — small sculpin of the coast of New England

grudge |ɡrʌdʒ| — a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation

grudging |ˈɡrʌdʒɪŋ| — of especially an attitude

grudgingly |ˈɡrʌdʒɪŋli| — in a grudging manner

gruel |ˈɡruːəl| — a thin porridge (usually oatmeal or cornmeal)

grueling |ˈɡruːəlɪŋ| — characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort

gruelling |ˈɡruːəlɪŋ| — characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort

gruesome |ˈɡruːsəm| — shockingly repellent; inspiring horror

gruff |ɡrʌf| — brusque and surly and forbidding

gruffly |ˈɡrʌfli| — in a gruff manner

grumble |ˈɡrʌmbl| — a loud low dull continuous noise

grumbler |ˈɡrʌmblər| — a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining

grumbling |ˈɡrʌmblɪŋ| — a loud low dull continuous noise

grume |ɡruːm| — a thick viscous liquid

grummet |ˈɡrʌmɪt| — fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines

grumpily |ˈɡrʌmpɪli| — in an ill-natured manner

grumpiness |ˈɡrʌmpɪnəs| — a fussy and eccentric disposition

grumpy |ˈɡrʌmpi| — annoyed and irritable

Grundyism |ˈɡrʌndɪɪzəm| — excessive or affected modesty

grunt |ɡrʌnt| — the short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs

gryphon |ˈɡrɪfən| — winged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion