GRE Word List

CAPTIOUS

marked by an often ill-natured inclination to stress faults and raise objections

The meaning of the word captious is marked by an often ill-natured inclination to stress faults and raise objections.

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WordMeaning
mandatoryrequired by a law or rule : obligatory
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gazettenewspaper
palatableagreeable to the palate or taste
ornatemarked by elaborate rhetoric (see rhetoric
redoubtablecausing fear or alarm : formidable
compulsivehaving power to compel
perpetuateto make perpetual or cause to last indefinitely
peddleto travel about with wares for sale