GRE Word List


an imaginary object of fear

The meaning of the word bugaboo is an imaginary object of fear.

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snuffleto snuff or sniff usually audibly and repeatedly
empiricaloriginating in or based on observation or experience
converseto exchange thoughts and opinions in speech : talk
notorietythe quality or state of being notorious
remoteseparated by an interval or space greater than usual
tarryto delay or be tardy in acting or doing
disfigureto impair (as in beauty) by deep and persistent injuries
condoneto regard or treat (something bad or blameworthy) as acceptable, forgivable, or harmless
transparenthaving the property of transmitting light without appreciable scattering so that bodies lying beyond are seen clearly : pellucid