GRE Word List


easily upset : irritable

The meaning of the word fussy is easily upset : irritable.

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vignettea picture (such as an engraving or photograph) that shades off gradually into the surrounding paper
wispya small handful (as of hay or straw)
civilof or relating to citizens
putrescentundergoing putrefaction : becoming putrid
hazymade dim or cloudy by or as if by fine dust, smoke, or light vapor in the air : obscured by or as if by haze (see haze
rotunditymarked by roundness : rounded
conformistone who conforms : a person who behaves in accordance with prevailing standards or customs and typically dislikes or avoids unconventional behavior
airyof or relating to air : atmospheric
antecedentsa substantive word, phrase, or clause whose denotation is referred to by a pronoun that typically follows the substantive (such as John in "Mary saw John and called to him")
indigenousproduced, growing, living, or occurring natively or naturally in a particular region or environment