GRE Word List


daring; bold; N. audacity

The meaning of the word audacious is daring; bold; N. audacity.

Random words

whittlepare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
exactingextremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
matnot shiny; matte; having a dull finish; N: flat piece of material used as a floor covering; V.
mottledblotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
exceptionableobjectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
nettleirritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
asceticpracticing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
incubusburden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
repercussionrebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
trimmake neat or tidy by clipping; reduce by removing what is unnecessary; ornament; decorate (round the edges); Ex. trim the cost; Ex. jacket trimmed with fur; N. ADJ: tidy; in good order