GRE Word List

AMISS

wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.

The meaning of the word amiss is wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV..

Random words

WordMeaning
carapaceshell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
decadencedecay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
bankheap; piled-up mass; embankment; lateral tilting (as of an aircraft in turning); V: pile up; protect with a bank; tilt in turning
entouragegroup of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
psychopathicpertaining to mental dearrangement; N. psychopath: person with an antisocial personality disorder
narcissistconceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
baroquehighly ornate
connotationsuggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
theocracygovernment run by religious leaders
riftnarrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation