GRE Word List

COUNTENANCE

approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance

The meaning of the word countenance is approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance.

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WordMeaning
invincibleunconquerable
feudbitter prolonged quarrel (usually between two peoples or families); V. CF. Romeo and Juliet; CF. feudal, feudalism
haunt(of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
guiledeceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
celestialheavenly
renegadedeserter; traitor; ADJ.
rickety(of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
quislingtraitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
zestouter skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
stigmatoken of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful