GRE Word List


raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.

The meaning of the word foray is raid; sudden raid or military advance; V..

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solsticepoint or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
slewlarge quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
beliecontradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
cowershrink quivering as from fear; cringe
touchstonestone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
pacifysoothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
impartialnot biased; fair; N. impartiality
corpusclered or white cell in the blood
sturdystrong and firm (in the body)
histrionictheatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior