Gig (pronounced with a hard G) has many meanings. It can be a two-wheeled cart, an entertaining engagement, or a way to catch a fish or frogs (typically by spearing).
Our band is playing a gig tomorrow night at the club.
Jig, on the other hand, can be a fishing lure or a name for various types of equipment; but the definition that usually comes to mind is a lively dance.
The old man got up and danced a jig when the fiddle started to play.
Jam (verb) to press, squeeze, wedge or cram; (n.) the state of being jammed (e.g. a log jam) or (informal) an undesirable situation; preserve of whole fruit slightly crushed and cooked with sugar.
Bill jammed the key into the lock.
He was angry because he'd gotten into a jam at work.
Pass me the strawberry jam.
Jamb (n.) refers to the vertical sides of a doorway or window.
Thieves broke the jamb when they kicked in the door.
Horde vs Hoard
A horde is a large group or number; a multitude.
A horde of flies swarmed our picnic.
Though hoard can be used as a noun, it is typically used as a verb that means to accumulate food, money, etc., and hide in a carefully guarded place; to stockpile.
People hoard food whenever there's a shortage.
If you need some motivation to clean your house, this'll do it.
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