GRE Word List



The meaning of the word apprise is inform.

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retarddelay (in development); ADJ. retarded: (as of a child) slower in development
lunaticinsane; Ex. lunatic asylum
glutoverstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
tawdrycheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
nonchalanceindifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
ovoidegg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
transcendentalgoing beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
chastendiscipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
dispensedistribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
touchingcausing a feeling of pity or sympathy; pathetic; V. touch: cause to feel pity or sympathy; ADJ. touched