GRE Word List

ANECDOTE

a usually short narrative of an interesting, amusing, or biographical incident

The meaning of the word anecdote is a usually short narrative of an interesting, amusing, or biographical incident.

Random words

WordMeaning
wardthe action or process of guarding
continencethe ability to retain a bodily discharge voluntarily
subsequentfollowing in time, order, or place
moodinesssubject to depression : gloomy
besetto set or stud with or as if with ornaments
debutanteone making a debut (see debut
anomalysomething different, abnormal, peculiar, or not easily classified : something anomalous
prelatean ecclesiastic (such as a bishop or abbot) of superior rank
detractiona lessening of reputation or esteem especially by envious, malicious, or petty criticism : belittling
trappingsoutward signs