GRE Word List

EMBITTER

make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.

The meaning of the word embitter is make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments..

Random words

WordMeaning
nepotismfavoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
durationlength of time something lasts
paramountforemost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
codicilsupplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
coyshy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer¸¦ ¹Þ¾ÒÀ» ¶§
pomposityself-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
cursive(of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
isotopevarying from of an element
vivisectionact of dissecting living animals
fritterwaste (time or money on unimportant things)