GRE Word List


with disapproval or distrust : scornfully

The meaning of the word askance is with disapproval or distrust : scornfully.

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patronizeto act as patron of : provide aid or support for
indulgentwilling to allow excessive leniency, generosity, or consideration : indulging or characterized by indulgence
incorporateto unite or work into something already existent so as to form an indistinguishable whole
vividvery strong : very high in chroma
precipicea very steep or overhanging place
irasciblemarked by hot temper and easily provoked anger
respitea period of temporary delay
ductilecapable of being drawn out (see draw
degradationthe act or process of degrading