GRE Word List


showy; gaudy; giving a momentary brilliance

The meaning of the word flashy is showy; gaudy; giving a momentary brilliance.

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checkeredmarked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
infernalpertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
mincingaffectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
barterertrader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
preceptpractical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
glazecover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
feasiblepractical; able to be carried out; practicable
heterogeneousdissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
brandishwave around (a weapon); flourish
deltaflat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river