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GRE | List of words to enhance your vocabulary with root alphabet ‘G’

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The list of 10 most common root words with root alphabet ‘G’ with their meaning and examples is as follows : 

S.No Root Meaning Examples Meaning
1 gen type, race, kind gender Belonging to one or another sex
      genre A particular kind in literature, music or art
2 gn/gno know ignore knowingly refuse to take notice of
      recognize identify someone or something from having encountered them before; know again
3 grand one generation more remote grandfather the father of one’s father or mother. (one generation more remote)
      grandnephew a son of one’s nephew or niece. (one generation more remote)
4 grat pleasing grateful feeling or showing an appreciation for something done or received.
      ingratiate to bring oneself in favor
5 grav heavy grave serious, weighty
      Gravidate To make heavy; impregnate
6 greg group congregrate to group together
      gregarious living in flocks or loosely organized communities.
7 gest carry/ bring suggest to bring an idea for consideration
      ingest to bring into the body, as food or liquid:
8 grad/gress to step or go egress going out
      progress to step up
      degrade to step down
9 graph to write epigraph to write on building, statue
      autograph a signature, especially that of a celebrity written as a memento for an admirer.
10 gyn related to woman misogyny hatred of woman
      gynecology the branch of physiology and medicine which deals with the functions and diseases specific to women and girls, especially those affecting the reproductive system.
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Last Updated : 22 Mar, 2022
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