GRE Word List


not neat or becoming in appearance : shabby

The meaning of the word dowdy is not neat or becoming in appearance : shabby.

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cynicalhaving or showing the attitude or temper of a cynic: such as
recessthe action of receding : recession
subsumeto include or place within something larger or more comprehensive : encompass as a subordinate or component element
bravehaving or showing mental or moral strength to face danger, fear, or difficulty : having or showing courage
anomalousinconsistent with or deviating from what is usual, normal, or expected : irregular
credulityreadiness or willingness to believe especially on slight or uncertain evidence
cornicethe molded and projecting horizontal member that crowns an architectural composition see column illustration
austerestern and cold in appearance or manner