GRE Word List


bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment

The meaning of the word comport is bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment.

Random words

rampartdefensive mound of earth
homespundomestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
mesmerizehypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
extrinsicexternal; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
dismantletake apart; disassemble
ashenash-colored; deadly pale
touchyoversensitive; easily offended; irasible; delicate; needing delicate handling; Ex. touchy situation
sinuoustwisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
dilettanteaimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
collateralsecurity given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters