GRE Word List

ALIAS

an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias

The meaning of the word alias is an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias.

Random words

WordMeaning
impetuousviolent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
cordonextended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (Ÿî±úżĄŒ­ °Ü”ć¶û čŰÀž·Î °ÉÄĄŽÂ) ÀćœÄ žźș»; V.
extortwring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
guilelesswithout deceit
writhetwist in coils; contort in pain
fiascototal failure; CF. bottle
vignettesmall drawing placed at the beginning or end of a chapter; picture; short literary sketch; short written description of a character or scene
syllogismlogical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
waketrail of ship or other object through water; path of something that has gone before; Ex. hunger followed in the wake of the war
complementaryserving to complete something