GRE Word List


trying to please; obliging; willing to please others

The meaning of the word complaisant is trying to please; obliging; willing to please others.

Random words

rebukescold harshly; criticize severely
bandydiscuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
facilitatehelp bring about; make less difficult
gulltrick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
whinnyneigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
startmove suddenly or involuntarily; Ex. start at the sight of a snake
transpire(of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
ballastheavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
hoarywhite with age
legato(of music) played smoothly