GRE Word List


clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth

The meaning of the word gauche is clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth.

Random words

culpritone guilty of a crime
rusticpertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
anachronisman error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
prepossessingattractive; CF. preoccupying ?
onusburden; responsibility
careerrush wildly; go at full speed
irreproachablebeyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
garrulousloquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity
lividlead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
dirgefuneral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)