GRE Word List

COMPOSURE

mental calmness

The meaning of the word composure is mental calmness.

Random words

WordMeaning
furtivestealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
cajolepersuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
lackadaisicallacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
amazonfemale warrior
contriveinvent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
flailbeat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
encomiasticpraising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
enterprisewillingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
relentbecome less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
hecklerperson who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)