GRE Word List


sharp and harsh or unpleasantly pungent in taste or odor : irritating

The meaning of the word acrid is sharp and harsh or unpleasantly pungent in taste or odor : irritating.

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perigeethe point in the orbit of an object (such as a satellite) orbiting the earth that is nearest to the center of the earth
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mischiefa specific injury or damage attributed to a particular agent
bedizento dress or adorn gaudily
unobtrusivenot obtrusive : not blatant, arresting, or aggressive : inconspicuous
pinionthe terminal section of a bird's wing including the carpus, metacarpus, and phalanges
constitutionthe basic principles and laws of a nation, state, or social group that determine the powers and duties of the government and guarantee certain rights to the people in it
chaffthe seed coverings and other debris separated from the seed in threshing grain
dolorouscausing, marked by, or expressing misery or grief
egoisma doctrine that individual self-interest is the actual motive of all conscious action