GRE Word List


fearful; discerning

The meaning of the word apprehensive is fearful; discerning.

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glazecover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
kudoshonor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
unobtrusiveinconspicuous; not blatant
willowyflexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
chaplainclergyman attached to a chapel
pungentstinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
yoretime long past; Ex. in the days of yore
momentumquantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
noxiousharmful; CF. obnoxious
distracttake (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted