GRE Word List

FOIST

insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist

The meaning of the word foist is insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist.

Random words

WordMeaning
soundin good condition; showing good judgment or good sense; thorough; complete; Ex. sound mind/investment/training
stratagemdeceptive scheme; clever trick
propheticof a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
askewcrookedly; slanted; at an angle
pessimismbelief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
inscrutabledifficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
peripheryoutside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
surreptitiousdone secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
attributeessential quality; V: ascribe; explain
exuberanceoverflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly