GRE Word List
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..
|actuate||to put into mechanical action or motion|
|plebiscite||a 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|
|compilation||the act or process of compiling|
|surly||menacing or threatening in appearance|
|implacable||not placable : not capable of being appeased, significantly changed, or mitigated|
|epaulet||something that ornaments or protects the shoulder: such as|
|monetary||of or relating to money or to the mechanisms by which it is supplied to and circulates in the economy|
|kaleidoscope||an 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|