GRE Word List

FULSOME

disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire

The meaning of the word fulsome is disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire.

Random words

WordMeaning
aplombpoise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
garbledmixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
infractionviolation (of a rule or regulation); breach
revileattack with abusive language; vilify(slander)
plightdifficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
grislyghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
ruddyreddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
jumblemix in a confused way
fiascototal failure; CF. bottle
venturesome(of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky