GRE Word List


to insult especially to the face by behavior or language

The meaning of the word affront is to insult especially to the face by behavior or language.

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vintnera wine merchant
probityadherence to the highest principles and ideals : uprightness
hermeticof or relating to the mystical and alchemical writings or teachings arising in the first three centuries a.d.
atypicalnot typical : irregular
shystera person who is professionally unscrupulous especially in the practice of law or politics : pettifogger
dankunpleasantly moist or wet
partialof or relating to a part rather than the whole : not general or total
coronera usually elected public officer who is typically not required to have specific medical qualifications and whose principal duty is to inquire by an inquest into the cause of any death which there is reason to suppose is not due to natural causes compare medical examiner
abashto destroy the self-possession or self-confidence of (someone) : disconcert
illimitableincapable of being limited or bounded : measureless