GRE Word List

DEVIOUS

roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route

The meaning of the word devious is roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route.

Random words

WordMeaning
ennuiboredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
subsidydirect financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
waylayambush; lie in wait for and attack
dishonordisgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
bullyone who is habitually cruel to weaker people; V.
incessantuninterrupted; unceasing
expropriatetake possession of (often for public use and without payment)
finitelimited
outfitclothing or equipment for a special purpose; Ex. cowboy outfit
documentprovide written evidence (for a claim); record with documents; N.