GRE Word List
Far from meaning | far from sentences | Common English Idioms #shorts
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The meaning of the word distant is reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly.
|regeneration||spiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually|
|tautological||needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true|
|perfidious||treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery|
|initiate||begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated|
|aphorism||pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic|
|vouch||give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher|
|misadventure||mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure|
|intransigence||refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising|
|smattering||slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German|