GRE Word List


markedly short and abrupt

The meaning of the word brusque is markedly short and abrupt.

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bruisean injury involving rupture of small blood vessels and discoloration without a break in the overlying skin : contusion
execrateto declare to be evil or detestable : denounce
vaporizeto convert (as by the application of heat or by spraying) into vapor
barefacedhaving the face uncovered:
inhibitedto prohibit from doing something
drudgerydull, irksome, and fatiguing work : uninspiring or menial labor
encomiasticone that praises : eulogist
mutabilityprone to change : inconstant
prudea person who is excessively or priggishly attentive to propriety or decorum