GRE Word List

DESPISE

look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible

The meaning of the word despise is look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible.

Random words

WordMeaning
impassivewithout feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
exchequertreasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
comeuppancedeserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
implicationsomething hinted at or suggested; implying; implicating
postureassume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
sophisticatedworldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
cresttop (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
omnipresentuniversally present; ubiquitous
shedsmall roofed structure for storage and shelter; V: pour forth; lose by natural process; repel without allowing penetration; radiate; cast; Ex. shed tears/light/water/skin/leaves
divaoperatic singer; prima donna