GRE Word List


flashy; showy

The meaning of the word gaudy is flashy; showy.

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aboriginalbeing the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
myopicnearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
meretriciousflashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
aproposwith reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
venturesome(of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
shuddershake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
matineedramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
attentivealert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
embroilthrow into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio