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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frigidintensely cold
vagaryan erratic, unpredictable, or extravagant manifestation, action, or notion
vulpineof, relating to, or resembling a fox
imperviousnot allowing entrance or passage : impenetrable
labilereadily or continually undergoing chemical, physical, or biological change or breakdown : unstable
clamornoisy shouting
advocateone who defends or maintains a cause or proposal
sonneta fixed verse form of Italian origin consisting of 14 lines that are typically 5-foot iambics rhyming according to a prescribed scheme
spuriousborn to parents not married to each other
idioman expression in the usage of a language that is peculiar to itself either in having a meaning that cannot be derived from the conjoined meanings of its elements (such as up in the air for "undecided") or in its grammatically atypical use of words (such as give way)