GRE Word List


off the correct or expected course : amiss

The meaning of the word awry is off the correct or expected course : amiss.

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hivea container for housing honeybees
pulverizeto reduce (as by crushing, beating, or grinding) to very small particles : atomize
labyrintha place constructed of or full of intricate passageways and blind alleys
chaffthe seed coverings and other debris separated from the seed in threshing grain
factiona party or group (as within a government) that is often contentious or self-seeking : clique
ratifyto approve and sanction formally : confirm
salubriousfavorable to or promoting health or well-being
animositya strong feeling of dislike or hatred : ill will or resentment tending toward active hostility : an antagonistic attitude
distortto twist (see twist
thriveto grow vigorously : flourish