GRE Word List


clever or artful skill : ingenuity

The meaning of the word artifice is clever or artful skill : ingenuity.

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ironythe use of words to express something other than and especially the opposite of the literal meaning
imbecilitythe quality or state of being very stupid or foolish : utter foolishness
cardiologistthe study of the heart and its action and diseases
stammerto make involuntary stops and repetitions in speaking : stutter
tacta keen sense of what to do or say in order to maintain good relations with others or avoid offense
animatedendowed with life or the qualities of life : alive
plightto put or give in pledge : engage
rigiddeficient in or devoid of flexibility
comaa state of profound unconsciousness caused by disease, injury, or poison
prostratestretched out with face on the ground in adoration or submission