GRE Word List

BLUFF

pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured

The meaning of the word bluff is pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured.

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WordMeaning
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dominantexercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
pratetalk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
gustoeager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
kudoshonor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
hybridmongrel; mixed breed; V. hybridize
transitiongoing from one state of action to another
harpingtiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
implicitunderstood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
fortitudebravery; courage; strength of mind