GRE Word List


muscular; having well-developed muscles

The meaning of the word brawny is muscular; having well-developed muscles.

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rectitudemoral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
rapaciousvoracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
ineffectualnot effective; not having a desired effect; weak
demeandisgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
overseewatch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
disinterdig up; unearth; OP. inter
hostilityunfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
factiousinclined to form factions; causing dissension
mollifysoothe an angry person
doggeddetermined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean