GRE Word List

ANIMUS

hostile feeling or intent; animosity; hostility; disposition

The meaning of the word animus is hostile feeling or intent; animosity; hostility; disposition.

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WordMeaning
awlpointed tool used for piercing
jugpitcher; container for holding liquids
extirpateroot up; uproot; destroy completely
brandishwave around (a weapon); flourish
pastoralrural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
cantinsincere speech or expression of piety; jargon of thieves; special words used by a particular group of people
rostrumraised platform for speech-making; pulpit
unimpeachablethat cannot be impeached; beyond doubt or question; blameless and exemplary
scofflaugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
wizenedshriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady