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  • v  look at with a fixed gaze
  • v  look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval
  • s  showing a brooding ill humor
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  • n  the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
  • v  emit a steady even light without flames
    The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden
  • v  have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink
  • v  shine intensely, as if with heat
    The coals were glowing in the dark
  • v  be exuberant or high-spirited
  • v  experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion
  • s  highly enthusiastic
    glowing praise
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  • v  join or attach with or as if with glue
  • v  be fixed as if by glue
    His eyes were glued on her
  • s  affixed or as if affixed with glue or paste
    he stayed glued to one spot
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  • s  moody and melancholic
  • s  showing a brooding ill humor
    a glum, hopeless shrug
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  • v  overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
  • v  supply with an excess of
  • s  exceeding demand
    a glutted market
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  • a  given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink
    over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands
    a gluttonous debauch
    a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure
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  • v  twist into a state of deformity
    The wind has gnarled this old tree
  • v  make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath
  • s  used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
    gnarled and knotted hands
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  • s  used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
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  • a  relating to or containing gnomes
    gnomic verse
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  • n  an advocate of Gnosticism
  • a  of or relating to Gnosticism
  • a  possessing intellectual or esoteric knowledge of spiritual things
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  • n  a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    it's my go
  • n  street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
  • n  a usually brief attempt
  • n  a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters
  • v  change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
    How fast does your new car go?
  • v  follow a procedure or take a course
    We should go farther in this matter
    go about the world in a certain manner
    Messages must go through diplomatic channels
  • v  move away from a place into another direction
  • v  enter or assume a certain state or condition
    Get going!
  • v  be awarded; be allotted
    The first prize goes to Mary
  • v  have a particular form
    as the saying goes...
  • v  stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
    His knowledge doesn't go very far
  • v  follow a certain course
    how did your interview go?
  • v  be abolished or discarded
    These ugly billboards have to go!
    These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge
  • v  be or continue to be in a certain condition
  • v  make a certain noise or sound
  • v  perform as expected when applied
    The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
  • v  to be spent or finished
    The money had gone after a few days
  • v  progress by being changed
    The speech has to go through several more drafts
  • v  continue to live through hardship or adversity
  • v  pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action
    How is it going?
    The day went well until I got your call
  • v  pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
  • v  be in the right place or situation
    Let's put health care where it belongs--under the control of the government
    Where do these books go?
  • v  be ranked or compare
    This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go
  • v  begin or set in motion
    Ready, set, go!
  • v  have a turn; make one's move in a game
    Can I go now?
  • v  be contained in
    How many times does 18 go into 54?
  • v  be sounded, played, or expressed
    How does this song go again?
  • v  blend or harmonize
    This sofa won't go with the chairs
  • v  lead, extend, or afford access
    This door goes to the basement
  • v  be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired
  • v  go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way
  • v  be spent
  • v  give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number
  • v  stop operating or functioning
  • a  functioning correctly and ready for action
    all systems are go
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  • s  not bound by rule or law or convention
    bewildered by the old go-as-you-please liberty of alliterative rhythm"- George Saintsbury
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  • s  used of clothing
    her Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes
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  • v  give heart or courage to
  • v  urge with or as if with a goad
  • v  stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick
  • v  goad or provoke,as by constant criticism
  • s  compelled forcibly by an outside agency
    mobs goaded by blind hatred
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