GRE Word List

DISTANT

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

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

Random words

WordMeaning
retractwithdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
stiltedbombastic; stiffly pompous; Ex. stilted rhetoric; CF. stiff: formal
unerringlyinfallibly; ADJ. unerring: making no mistakes
disconcertconfuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
mutablilityability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant
hazardventure; put in danger; risk; Ex. hazard a guess; N: possible source of danger
functionaryofficial (who performs a particular function)
scrupulousconscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
cisternreservoir or water tank
effluviumnoxious(harmful) smell