GRE Word List

CHORTLE

chuckle with delight; N.

The meaning of the word chortle is chuckle with delight; N..

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WordMeaning
cumbersomeheavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
hieroglyphicpicture writing; ADJ.
bluesstate of depression or melancholy; style of slow, mournful music (evolved from southern Black American songs)
eventualhappening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
mutedsilent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
ironyhidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
refurbishrenovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
pertinentsuitable; to the point; relevant
shambles(place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
advocacysupport; active pleading on behalf of someone or something