GRE Word List

BRAGGART

boaster; bragger

The meaning of the word braggart is boaster; bragger.

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WordMeaning
dormerwindow projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
recipientreceiver
minatorymenacing; threatening
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studiousgiven to diligent study
pronounceddistinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
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