GRE Word List


sharply painful to the body or mind; Ex. biting wind/remarks

The meaning of the word biting is sharply painful to the body or mind; Ex. biting wind/remarks.

Random words

conveyancevehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
toadyservile flatterer; yes man; sycophant; V: be a toady to; fawn
summationact of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
rejoinderreply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
revokecancel; retract; CF. irrevocable
timorousfearful; timid; demonstrating fear
bargainagreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
diemetal block used for shaping metal or plastic; device for stamping or impressing; mold; CF. dice
matriarchwoman who rules a family or larger social group
comestiblesomething fit to be eaten