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Glossary of Chpt 11-12 Vocab English

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flagrant
glaring bad; outrageous
fluent
ability to read and write clearly, easily
flux
a state of continuous change or movement
foible
a minor weakness in character
fracas
loud argument
frivolous
trivial; silly
futile
useless
gaff
large hook
gait
manner of walking
gambit
an opening maneuver or action used to gain an advantage
gape
to stare with an open mouth
garble
to distort
geneaology
family history
genesis
beginning; origin
ghastly
terrifying
gird
to encircle with a belt or band; to equip
gist
main point
glean
to collect bit by bit; to gather (grain)
glutinous
gluey; sticky
gorge
to eat or swallow greedily
Gothic
medieval; type of fiction that uses remote, gloomy seetings
granary
a storehouse for grain
gratify
to please
guile
slyness and cunning in dealing with others
gull
to cheat
gyrate
to rotate or spin
harp
to persist in talking continuously (on or about something)
haughty
arrogant; proud
havoc
great destruction
hilarity
gaiety, joy

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