GRE Word List


offensive to the senses : loathsome

The meaning of the word foul is offensive to the senses : loathsome.

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fringean ornamental border consisting of short straight or twisted threads or strips hanging from cut or raveled edges or from a separate band
tundraa level or rolling treeless plain that is characteristic of arctic and subarctic regions, consists of black mucky soil with a permanently frozen subsoil, and has a dominant vegetation of mosses, lichens, herbs, and dwarf shrubs
semblanceoutward and often specious appearance or show : form
run-downan item-by-item report or review : summary
veneera thin sheet of a material: such as
adjutanta staff officer in the army, air force, or marine corps who assists the commanding officer and is responsible especially for correspondence
disingenuouslacking in candor
stymieto present an obstacle to : stand in the way of
defameto harm the reputation of by communicating false statements about : to harm the reputation of by libel (see libel