GRE Word List



The meaning of the word craven is cowardly.

Random words

coercionuse of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
foulvery bad or disagreeable; very dirty; Ex. foul smell/flavor/temper/language/air/deed/weather/means; N. act against the rules; V. make or become foul; commit a foul
phariseePharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
crusthard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
prowessextraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
fictitiousimaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
introvertone who is introspective or inclined to think more about oneself; ADJ. introverted
engrossoccupy fully; absorb
sonicof sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
grousecomplain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird