GRE Word List

GAINSAY

deny

The meaning of the word gainsay is deny.

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WordMeaning
escapadeprank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
precariousunsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
archivespublic records; place where public records are kept
seresear; parched; dry
aghastfilled with great surprise or fear; horrified
ponderoushaving great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
holocaustdestruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
tethertie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
prelatechurch dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
decapitatebehead