GRE Word List


removed or distant either physically or emotionally

The meaning of the word aloof is removed or distant either physically or emotionally.

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equivocateto use equivocal language especially with intent to deceive
litigationthe act, process, or practice of settling a dispute in a court of law : the act or process of litigating
nursea person who cares for the sick or infirm
subjugateto bring under control and governance as a subject : conquer
riveta headed pin or bolt of metal used for uniting two or more pieces by passing the shank through a hole in each piece and then beating or pressing down the plain end so as to make a second head
epiloguea concluding section that rounds out the design of a literary work
polemicalof, relating to, or being a polemic : controversial
snubto check or stop with a cutting retort : rebuke
threshto separate seed from (a harvested plant) mechanically
brawlto quarrel or fight noisily : wrangle