[goh-ing] /ˈgoʊ ɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of leaving or departing; departure: a safe going and quick return. 2. the condition of surfaces, as those of roads, for walking or driving: After the heavy rain, the going was bad. 3. progress; advancement: With such slow going, the work is behind schedule. 4. Usually, goings. behavior; […]
- God knows
1. Also, goodness knows; heaven knows. 2. Truly, certainly, definitely, as in God knows I need a winter coat. This expression, which originated about 1300 as God wot, does not necessarily imply that God is all-knowing but merely emphasizes the truth of the statement it accompanies. The variants using goodness and heaven are euphemisms that […]
[god-king, -king] /ˈgɒdˈkɪŋ, -ˌkɪŋ/ noun 1. a human sovereign believed to be a deity or to have godlike attributes.
[guh-dahy-vuh] /gəˈdaɪ və/ noun 1. (“Lady Godiva”) died 1057, wife of Leofric. According to legend, she rode naked through the streets of Coventry, England, to win relief for the people from a burdensome tax. /ɡəˈdaɪvə/ noun 1. Lady. ?1040–1080, wife of Leofric, Earl of Mercia. According to legend, she rode naked through Coventry in order […]