GRE Word List

GENTRY

people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility

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The meaning of the word gentry is people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility.

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WordMeaning
blundererror; stupid mistake
redressremedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
denotationmeaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
transientstaying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
deflectturn aside; turn away from a straight course
timorousfearful; timid; demonstrating fear
morguemortuary; place where bodies are kept before burial or cremation
subtletyperceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
opportunistindividual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
omnivorouseating both plant and animal food; devouring everything