GRE Word List

ABASH

embarrass

The meaning of the word abash is embarrass.

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WordMeaning
aspersionslanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
appeasepacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
visionaryproduced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
eroticpertaining to passionate love or sexual love
contendstruggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
facadefront or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
verbiagepompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
crabbedsour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
forlornsad and lonely; wretched; desolate
insidioustreacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot