GRE Word List

BRAVADO

swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery

The meaning of the word bravado is swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery.

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WordMeaning
subpoenawrit(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
cozencheat; hoodwink; swindle
invalidateweaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
intolerantnot willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
gravityseriousness; ADJ. grave
apothegmpithy, compact saying
aphasialoss of speech due to injury or illness
rebuffreject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
amicablepeaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
foppishvain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance