GRE Word List


being pleasant and at ease in talking to others

The meaning of the word affable is being pleasant and at ease in talking to others.

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jibeto be in accord : agree
scantylimited or less than sufficient in degree, quantity, or extent
penumbraa space of partial illumination (as in an eclipse) between the perfect shadow on all sides and the full light
tyrannyoppressive power
inordinateexceeding reasonable limits : immoderate
swear-wordword considered offensive; Ex. ``bloody''
existentialof, relating to, or affirming existence
unearthlynot earthly: such as
propheticof, relating to, or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy
pedanticof, relating to, or being a pedant