GRE Word List

ARGOT

slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people

The meaning of the word argot is slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people.

Random words

WordMeaning
oratorpublic speaker
bewarebe cautious (of)
spectralghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
suffragistadvocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
writhetwist in coils; contort in pain
tollsound (a large bell) slowly at regular intervals; N: sound of a bell; fixed tax or charge
valedictionsaying farewell; expression of leave-taking
adversitygreat hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
extrapolationprojection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
abbreviateshorten