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Vocabulary WordsMeanings
girdera long heavy piece for metal or wood used to strengthen buildings, bridges and parts of railways
girla female child; a child who grows up to be woman
glaciera mess of ice that moves very slowly down a mountainside
gladpleased; happy
glancea quick look
glarea dazzling bright light. The same word also means to stare angrily at someone
glassa hard materiel you can see through. Windows are made of glass
gleamto shine, but not brightly. Old metal gleams when it is polished
glideto move smoothly and easily; to flow gently
glidera light aeroplane which can fly for some time without an engine after being launched
glimmerto shine faintly and unsteadily
glimpsea very brief sight of someone or something
glintto gleam or glimmer
glistento shine or gleam
glitterto sparkle, to reflect light brightly
globea round object, like a ball or the world
gloomydark; dim: miserable; the oppsite of cheerful
glovea covering for the hand. It fits around each finger
glowto burn without flames; to give out a steady light
gluea strong paste which sticks things together
gluttona person who is greedy and eats too much
gnarledtwisted and lumpy, like the trunk of a very old tree
gnata small flying insect which stings
gnawto wear something away by scraping at it with teeth, as when a dog gnaws at a bone
goto start off or move
goala kind of target. In football you have to kick the ball into the goal which is the space between two posts
goatan animal rather like a sheep. It usually has horns and a little beard
gobbleto swallow food quickly without chewing it
gobleta kind of drinking cup with no handle
goblina mischievous elf or fairy
Godthe Creator of everything
golda yellow shiny metal which is worth a lot of money
goldenthe colour of gold; made of gold
goldfisha small fish often kept as a pet. It is usually a pretty reddish-gold colour
golfa game which is played with a small white ball and a set of long-handled clubs
goodright or satisfactory; kind; nice
goodbyea word said to someone who is just going away
goodnessthe act of being good or kind
goodsthings bought and sold
goosea big bird, like a duck with a long neck
gooseberrythe fruit of the gooseberry bush. It is usually green with a rather hairy skin
gorgeoussplendid; magnificent; richly coloured and beautiful
gorillathe largest kind of ape. It lives in Africa
gossipchatter about other people, sometimes spiteful and unkind
governto rule or control
governmenta group of people who have the power to make laws and decide what is best for the country
gowna woman’s dress. The same word also means a long loose-fitting robe or cloak
grabto seize hold of something suddenly
gracefuleasy and smooth in movement; the opposite of clumsy
graciouskind; charming

Learning Competency

Non-defining relative clause
Non-defining relative clauses are placed after nouns which are definite already.
The adjective clause which does not define the noun before it but gives additional information about the noun is called the non-defining relative clause.