GRE Word List

CRITERIA

standards used in judging; CF. criterion

The meaning of the word criteria is standards used in judging; CF. criterion.

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WordMeaning
debutdebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
unceremoniousnot done politely without due formalities
gratemake a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
spartanwithout attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
magnateperson of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
allegestate without proof
glossbrief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
illimitableinfinite; limitless
intimidatefrighten; N. intimidation
glamorcompelling charm; ADJ. glamorous