GRE Word List

CALLOUS

hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind

The meaning of the word callous is hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind.

Random words

WordMeaning
facileeasily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
anguishacute pain; extreme suffering
flamboyantornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
mediocreordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
usurylending money at illegal high rates of interest
untowardunexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
lacerationtorn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
holsterleather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
prelatechurch dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
largessgenerous gift (given to people who do not have enough)