GRE Word List
360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners
360 English Vocabulary Compilation ...
The meaning of the word fussy is fastidious; finicky; easily upset.
|insomnia||wakefulness; inability to sleep|
|mulct||defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy|
|gouge||overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury|
|merit||deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise|
|fabricate||build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society|
|brook||tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream|
|haven||place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven|
|rustle||make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together|
|metamorphosis||change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis|
|mottled||blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors|