GRE Word List

CANT

insincere speech or expression of piety; jargon of thieves; special words used by a particular group of people

The meaning of the word cant is insincere speech or expression of piety; jargon of thieves; special words used by a particular group of people.

Random words

WordMeaning
steadfaststeadily loyal; unswerving; steady
pantomimeacting without dialogue; V.
dilatorydelaying; tending to delay
hordecrowd; swarm
impostureassuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
burnishmake shiny by rubbing; polish
verveenthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
soliloquytalking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
killjoygrouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
unanimitycomplete agreement; ADJ. unanimous