GRE Word List


small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side

The meaning of the word facet is small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side.

Random words

implacableincapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
dissembledisguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
verisimilarhaving the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
paramourillicit lover
irreparablenot able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
crotchety(of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
premiseassumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
evinceshow clearly
barefacedshameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
cavaliercasual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight