GRE Word List

CONVEX

curving outward

The meaning of the word convex is curving outward.

Random words

WordMeaning
squabbleminor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
halehealthy
gratisfree; without charge; ADJ.
supinelying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
hubrisarrogance; excessive self-conceit
scurvycontemptible; despicable; N: disease caused by deficiency of Vitamin C
magniloquentboastful; pompous
impenetrablenot able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
palmconceal in the palm of the hand; palm off: pass off; Ex. palm off some bad oranges onto the lady/the painting as a real Renoir
subterfugestratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge