GRE Word List


disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward

The meaning of the word downcast is disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward.

Random words

coinmake coins; invent or fabricate (a word or phrase); N. coinage: word or phrase recently invented
subornpersuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
abrasiverubbing away; tending to grind down
larderpantry; place where food is kept
understatestate with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
pulserhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
zephyrgentle breeze; west wind
scourgelash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
carnivorousmeat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
wastrelwaster; profligate