GRE Word List

FORTHRIGHT

straightforward; direct; frank

The meaning of the word forthright is straightforward; direct; frank.

Random words

WordMeaning
luxuriatetake pleasure in great comfort
seditionconduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
odiousarousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
discountdisregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
severseparate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
deferencecourteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
husbanduse sparingly; conserve; save; Ex. husband one's energy; CF. house holder
intermittentperiodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
concisebrief and compact
acridbitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent