GRE Word List


sullen; gloomy; stubborn

The meaning of the word dour is sullen; gloomy; stubborn.

Random words

abstracttheoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
filchsteal (things of small value)
enlivenmake lively or spirited; animate
exiguoussmall in amount; minute
momentousvery important; N. moment; CF. momentary
agoghighly excited; intensely curious
asteroidsmall planet
holsterleather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
salientprominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
unsightlyugly; unpleasant to look at