GRE Word List

CONTRABAND

illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.

The meaning of the word contraband is illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ..

Random words

WordMeaning
orthographycorrect spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
tarnishmake or become dull or discolored; N.
tenancypossession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
citadelfortress
aliasan assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
truculenceaggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
venturesome(of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
probityuprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
resolutiondetermination; resoluteness; ADJ. resolute: firm or determined in purpose
coronerpublic official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes