GRE Word List

CLOUT

great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist

The meaning of the word clout is great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist.

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WordMeaning
desiccatedry up
centaurmythical figure, half man and half horse
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pliableflexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
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calumnymalicious misrepresentation; slander
juncturecrisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
superficialof the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge