GRE Word List

DISTRAUGHT

upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry

The meaning of the word distraught is upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry.

Random words

WordMeaning
kismetfate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
facileeasily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
thermalpertaining to heat; producing heat; warm; Ex. thermal bath; N: rising current of warm air
charmake or become black by burning; reduce or be reduced to carbon or charcoal(black substance made by burning wood) by incomplete combustion
secreteconceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
epiclong heroic poem, novel, or similar work of art (celebrating the feats of a hero); ADJ: (of stories or events) resembling an epic; grand
upbraidreprimand; severely scold
perspicuous(of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
maudlineffusively sentimental
aghastfilled with great surprise or fear; horrified