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Synonyms Dictionary

chit-chat, chitter-chatter, chaffer, bandy words; gossip, buzz, talk idly, Sl. gas, Inf. gab, Sl. bull; palaver, clack, clatter, rattle, Sl. run off or on at the mouth; gush, blab, Inf. spout; be talkative, ramble, maunder.
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3. gibberish, nonsense, gobbledegook. See - gibberish (def. 1).

gibberish, n. 1. jabber, Jabberwocky, chatter, prattle, cackle, gibber; babble, babblement, prate, tattle, twaddle; patter, gabble, blather; jargon, gobbledegook, nonsense, hocus-pocus, mumbo-jumbo, abracadabra, open-sesame; babbling, Fr. bavardage; humbug, flummery, Sl. bunk, rubbish, Inf. rot, Sl. garbage, Sl. horsefeathers; balderdash, hogwash, stuff and nonsense, fudge, foolishness, rigmarole or rigamarole; poppycock, Inf. fiddle-faddle, Inf piffle, drivel, Inf. bosh, Inf. kibosh, Inf. flapdoodle; small talk, Sl. bull.
2. palaver, claptrap, rodomontade,
Sl. hot air, Sl. gas, pretentious talk; wordiness, verbosity, prolixity, prolixness, verbiage, verbalism; diffuseness, profuseness, effusion, effusiveness, gushing; obfuscation, padding, redundancy, superfluous words.

gibbet, n. gallows, Archaic, bough, scaffold, Brit. Tyburn tree.

gibe, v. 1. jeer, mock, sneer at, jibe, gird; ridicule, knock, deride, scoff at; taunt, tease, twit, rag, chaff, rib, kid, Sl. razz; hiss, boo, heckle, hoot at, rail at, catcall.
-n. 2. jeer, jibe, fleer, raillery, chaff; poke, dig, cut, rub, barb; taunt, quip, wisecrack, thrust, skit; boo, hiss, hoot, catcall, cry, raspberry; derision, mockery, ridicule, sarcasm.

giddy, adj. 1. frivolous, light-hearted, carefree, insouciant, irresponsible; impulsive, fickle, erratic, flippant, changeable, inconstant; whimsical, capricious, crotchety, notional; flighty, airy, light-minded, bird-witted, scatterbrained, hare-brained; mercurial, volatile, flyaway, skittish.
2. dizzy, vertiginous, light-headed, faint; unsteady, reeling,
Inf. woozy, muddled, confused.

gift, n. 1. present, favor, Scot. propine, endowment; Law. acquest, Law. bequest, Law. legacy, heritage, inheritance, dowry; benefaction, bounty, largess, donation, donative, contribution, offering, Eccles. offertory, Eccles. alterage, peace offering; bonus, prize, premium, giveaway, freebie, benefit, blessing, boon; charity, alms, dole, gratuity, honorarium, tip, fee, Fr. pourboire, (in India, Turkey, etc.) baksheesh, (in Chinese ports) cumshaw, handout; grant, aid, allowance, allotment, stipend, subsidy, subvention.
2. presentation, bestowal, conferment, conferral, benefaction, donation, contribution; endowment, endowing, granting, subsidizing; offertory, almsgiving, charity.
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talent, faculty, endowment, genius, facility, flair, bent, turn, knack, forte, strong point, dowry; aptitude, intelligence, mother wit, ingenuity, cleverness, aptness, mind for.
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ability, ableness, capacity, capability, potential, potentiality, potency, power; skill, skillfulness, dexterity, adroitness, address, deftness, knowhow, savoir-faire.
-v. 5. present, give, bestow, confer, proffer,
Archaic. propine; endow, will, leave, Law. bequeath, Law. devise, dower; largess, donate, contribute, offer; dole, tip, (in India, Turkey, etc.) basksheesh.

gifted, adj. 1. talented, well-endowed; skillful, skilled, dexterous, adroit, deft, Brit. Dial, feat; expert, masterful, masterly, Fr. aufait; topflight, top drawer, first-rate, Inf. topnotch, ace, Inf crack, SI. crackerjack, SI. on the ball, Inf. whiz-bang, Brit. SI. whizzo; able, capable, competent, proficient, adept, good at, accomplished, finished, polished.

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