GRE Word List



The meaning of the word depict is portray.

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hostageperson who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
bluegloomy; depressed
sycophantservile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
gravityseriousness; ADJ. grave
cryptsecret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
smatteringslight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
poseurperson who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
indulgeyield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
pugnacitycombativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
bluesstate of depression or melancholy; style of slow, mournful music (evolved from southern Black American songs)