GRE Word List
Awful meaning | Awful in a Sentence | Most common words in English #shorts
Awful meaning | Awful in a Sentence...
The meaning of the word bitter is having a sharp biting taste; causing sharp pain to the body or mind; filled with resentment, disappointment, or other unpleasant feelings; Ex. bitter wind/sorrow/tears.
|stink||stench; V: emit a strong foul odor|
|gallows||framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)|
|penchant||strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars|
|chisel||swindle or cheat; N: wedgelike tool for cutting|
|homogeneous||of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout|
|creep||move with body close to the ground; move stealthily or slowly; N.|
|effervescence||inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce|
|belabor||harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically|
|despondent||without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection|
|germ||earliest form of an organism; seed or bud; something that may develop into something larger or more important; microbe|