GRE Word List

CONTUSION

bruise

The meaning of the word contusion is bruise.

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WordMeaning
slovenlyuntidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
appositeappropriate; fitting
exoticnot native; from another part of the world; strange; intriguingly unusual; Ex. exotic flower/dress
mettlecourage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
fulsomedisgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
expansive(of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
decelerateslow down
mentorcounselor; teacher
mirageunreal reflection; optical illusion
astutewise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage