GRE Word List

DESERTS

what someone deserves

The meaning of the word deserts is what someone deserves.

Random words

WordMeaning
liabilitydrawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
flourishgrow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
collectedcomposed; calm; self-possessed
inexorablerelentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
resentmentindignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
besmirchsoil; defile; make dirty
representationalshowing things as they actually appear in real life
viecontend; compete
panacheflair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF. ÀÜ ŸÆ·Ą·Î Ă”À» »©ł»ŽÂ ŒŰŸŸ
inclementstormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement