GRE Word List

DISTORT

twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion

The meaning of the word distort is twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion.

Random words

WordMeaning
thriftycareful about money; economical; N. thrift
wigglewriggle; move from side to side with irregular twisting motions
cantankerousill-humored; irritable
fetidmalodorous; foul
licentiousamoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
groomman employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
acquiesceassent; agree passively; comply without protest
inalienablenot to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
postulateself-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
sensuousgiving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin