GRE Word List

COMEBACK

retort; quick clever reply; return to former status

The meaning of the word comeback is retort; quick clever reply; return to former status.

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WordMeaning
sleighlarge vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
nourishprovide with food necessary for life and growth
concentrichaving a common center
monotonysameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
distraitabsentminded; distracted
inductivepertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
scowlfrown angrily; N: angry frown
phlegmaticcalm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
migrantchanging its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
nauseouscausing nausea; feeling nausea