GRE Word List

CALLOW

youthful; immature; inexperienced

The meaning of the word callow is youthful; immature; inexperienced.

Random words

WordMeaning
insipidlacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
benefactorgift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
gratemake a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
charycautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
malapropismcomic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
wretchmiserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
scuttlesink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
bureaucracyoverregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
amphitheateroval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
vulpinelike a fox; crafty