GRE Word List

CARPING

petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble

The meaning of the word carping is petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble.

Random words

WordMeaning
evokecall forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
abbreviateshorten
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checkeredmarked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
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hatchdeck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
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equitablefair; impartial; OP. inequitable
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