GRE Word List


argumentative; fond of argument

The meaning of the word disputatious is argumentative; fond of argument.

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refurbishrenovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
paleontologystudy of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
poignancyquality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
expungecancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
inadvertentlyunintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
careerrush wildly; go at full speed
deviousroundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
anthologybook of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
abjurerenounce upon oath
bullyone who is habitually cruel to weaker people; V.