GRE Word List


rude; insensitive

The meaning of the word boorish is rude; insensitive.

Random words

rejoinderreply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
sturdystrong and firm (in the body)
quadrupedfour-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
querulousgiven to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
chapelsmall church (in a prison, college, or hospital)
pass_offpresent falsely; represent falsely to be
nadirlowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
pettytrivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
evasivenot frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
mollifysoothe an angry person