GRE Word List


rude, insensitive person

The meaning of the word boor is rude, insensitive person.

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intrudeput or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
cumbersomeheavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
humbleof low rank or position; modest; having a low opinion of oneself and a high opinion of others; unassuming; not proud; V. humiliate: make humble; cause to feel ashamed or to lose the respect of others
distinctclearly different; clearly noticed
insularitynarrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
catastrophecalamity ; disaster
stunmake unconscious or numb as by a blow; amaze; astound
passeold-fashioned; past the prime
whorlring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
recumbentreclining; lying down completely or in part