GRE Word List

BELIE

contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.

The meaning of the word belie is contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure..

Random words

WordMeaning
primeperiod of ideal or peak condition; earliest or beginning stage; Ex. in the prime of life; Ex. prime of the year(spring); ADJ: first in importance or rank; first; V: make ready; prepare
glimmershine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
perpetualeverlasting
testyirritable; impatient and bad-tempered; short-tempered; N. testiness
onomatopoeiawords formed in imitation of natural sounds
remissiontemporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
institutioninstituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
besmirchsoil; defile; make dirty
nullifymake invalid; make null; invalidate
floridruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose