GRE Word List

CURB

chain or strap used with a bit to restrain a horse; something that checks; V: check; restrain

The meaning of the word curb is chain or strap used with a bit to restrain a horse; something that checks; V: check; restrain.

Random words

WordMeaning
bestialbeastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
toadyservile flatterer; yes man; sycophant; V: be a toady to; fawn
fakenot genuine; N: one that is not genuine; impostor; sham; V: counterfeit; Ex. fake the results of the experiment/the signature
megalomaniamania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
staidserious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
adherentsupporter; follower
hordecrowd; swarm
partialitystate of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
laggardslow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
billowlarge wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows