GRE Word List

BEGUILE

deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile

The meaning of the word beguile is deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile.

Random words

WordMeaning
astringentbinding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
forumpublic square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion; court of law
impalepierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
conventionalordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
disabusecorrect a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
verbosewordy; N. verbosity
hortatoryencouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
perversepurposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
castrateremove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
cognatehaving a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.