GRE Word List


bantering; joking

The meaning of the word chaffing is bantering; joking.

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potpourriheterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
juxtaposeplace side by side; CF. next
stoopbend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
gustoeager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
skinflintmiser; stingy person
renegebreak a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
eulogyexpression of praise, often on the occasion of someone's death; V. eulogize
dys-abnormal; impaired
mitevery small object or insect-like creature; small coin
prostratestretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength