GRE Word List

DISTANT

reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly

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The meaning of the word distant is reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly.

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WordMeaning
regenerationspiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually
tautologicalneedlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
perfidioustreacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
capaciousspacious
initiatebegin; 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
aphorismpithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
vouchgive a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
misadventuremischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
intransigencerefusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
smatteringslight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German