GRE Word List

CONTRITE

feeling or showing sorrow and remorse for improper or objectionable behavior, actions, etc.

The meaning of the word contrite is feeling or showing sorrow and remorse for improper or objectionable behavior, actions, etc..

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WordMeaning
apiaristbeekeeper
actuateto put into mechanical action or motion
plebiscitea vote by which the people of an entire country or district express an opinion for or against a proposal especially on a choice of government or ruler
compilationthe act or process of compiling
surlymenacing or threatening in appearance
implacablenot placable : not capable of being appeased, significantly changed, or mitigated
epauletsomething that ornaments or protects the shoulder: such as
monetaryof or relating to money or to the mechanisms by which it is supplied to and circulates in the economy
kaleidoscopean instrument containing loose bits of colored material (such as glass or plastic) between two flat plates and two plane mirrors so placed that changes of position of the bits of material are reflected in an endless variety of patterns
inanimatenot animate: