GRE Word List



The meaning of the word countenance is look.

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frittera small mass of fried or sautéed batter often containing fruit or meat
minatoryhaving a menacing quality
witticisma cleverly witty and often biting or ironic remark
tribulationdistress or suffering resulting from oppression or persecution
bombastpretentious inflated speech or writing
nimblequick and light in motion : agile
poseto set forth or offer for attention or consideration
pejorativea word or phrase that has negative connotations (see connotation
vigilthe act of keeping awake at times when sleep is customary
stymieto present an obstacle to : stand in the way of