GRE Word List


sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting

The meaning of the word crabbed is sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting.

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pithcore or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
illusionmisleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
blackballvote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
voguepopular fashion; Ex. Jeans became the vogue.
apertureopening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
fraudulentcheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
obliteratedestroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
consecratededicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
regimenprescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
ebb(of the tide) recede; lessen; diminish; N. OP. flow: rise of tide