GRE Word List

GENTLE

kindly; soft; mild; of good family

The meaning of the word gentle is kindly; soft; mild; of good family.

Random words

WordMeaning
poulticesoothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
groomman employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
profligatewasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
foiblesmall weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
responsivenessstate of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
impiousirreverent
mottledblotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
pyromaniacperson with an insane desire to set things on fire
inveighdenounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
squashcrush; quash; suppress