GRE Word List

BACKSLIDE

revert (to bad habits); N. reverter

The meaning of the word backslide is revert (to bad habits); N. reverter.

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WordMeaning
swampwetland; marsh; V: flood; overwhelm; drench in with liquid
flushredden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
embittermake bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
miniaturesmall model; small painting; ADJ: small
peruseread through with care; N. perusal
foppishvain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
cordonextended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (Ÿî±úżĄŒ­ °Ü”ć¶û čŰÀž·Î °ÉÄĄŽÂ) ÀćœÄ žźș»; V.
enunciateannounce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
represshold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
offhandcasual; done without prior thought or preparation