GRE Word List

BITTER

being, inducing, or marked by the one of the five basic taste sensations that is peculiarly acrid, astringent, and often disagreeable and characteristic of citrus peels, unsweetened cocoa, black coffee, mature leafy greens (such as kale or mustard), or ale

The meaning of the word bitter is being, inducing, or marked by the one of the five basic taste sensations that is peculiarly acrid, astringent, and often disagreeable and characteristic of citrus peels, unsweetened cocoa, black coffee, mature leafy greens (such as kale or mustard), or ale.

Random words

WordMeaning
obstetriciana physician specializing in obstetrics
bellicosefavoring or inclined to start quarrels or wars
veracityconformity with truth or fact : accuracy
complementsomething that fills up, completes, or makes better or perfect
flickerto move irregularly or unsteadily : flutter
clandestinemarked by, held in, or conducted with secrecy : surreptitious
trampletramp
anchora device usually of metal attached to a ship or boat by a cable and cast overboard to hold it in a particular place by means of a fluke that digs into the bottom
augurydivination from auspices (see auspice
creeda brief authoritative formula of religious belief