GRE Word List


ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment

The meaning of the word emblazon is ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment.

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blemishmar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
pinchsqueeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
objectivenot influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
leoninelike a lion
underhanddone slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
polity(particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
blasebored with pleasure or dissipation; uninterested or bored
hostilityunfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
retortquick sharp reply; V.
recumbentreclining; lying down completely or in part