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Used to express mild surprise, delight, dissatisfaction, or annoyance.

[Shortening and alteration of Jesus.]


(giˈɛz, geɪ-)

a Semitic language of ancient Ethiopia, now used only as the liturgical language of the Ethiopian Church.
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Thomas, located in Chicago's ethnically diverse Uptown neighborhood, holds Masses in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, as well as a Coptic rite in Geez for Eritreans once a month.
In the dome, however, "there was a set of these `eureka' moments when you look up on the dome and you say, `Oh, geez.
The slim volume contains the text of the Sena Fetrat in both Geez and Old Amharic, with each in turn accompanied by notes and an English translation.
Officers teamed up with police for the probe, which saw the Ali Geez outlet, on Wellington Street, Gateshead, targeted Inside, they found an Iranian man who did not have permission to work here.
What she hopes to be doing five years from now: "Oh, geez, how about five minutes from now?
When I looked at the figures, I said geez whiz, they (consumers) tried it and liked it and they went out and bought it again and again," said Skrip.
Geez, I knew there were a lot of them, I didn't know all the slots were full.
Not so selfish: Geez, maybe Green Bay's Pro Bowl receiver Javon Walker - now out for the season with a torn ACL - had a pretty good point about wanting to negotiate a new deal with two years left on a five-year, nearly $7.
BRUCE: Geez, you're not only good in bed, you're a good sport as well.
I am sure he has the SPCA and child rights activists on his tail, but geez, they're only comics
Geez go get a life of your own," the Daily Mail quoted her tweeting.
But geez, when we went there the next week it was like an Old Firm game.