GRE Word List

ACNE

skin disease (on the face)

The meaning of the word acne is skin disease (on the face).

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WordMeaning
stokestir up a fire or furnace; feed plentifully
featuredistinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent
orgywild drunken revelry; unrestrained indulgence in an activity; Ex. orgy of shopping
misnomerwrong or improper name; incorrect designation
flippantlacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
sheatheplace into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
stoutrather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
procrastinatepostpone; delay or put off
supposititiousassumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
understatestate with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate