GRE Word List

ASKEW

crookedly; slanted; at an angle

The meaning of the word askew is crookedly; slanted; at an angle.

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WordMeaning
extrinsicexternal; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
quellsuppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
glareshine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
disembarkdebark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
apothegmpithy, compact saying
prohibitiveso high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
perimeterouter boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
dapperneat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
terseconcise; abrupt; pithy
plumagefeathers of a bird;