GRE Word List

GLEAM

a transient appearance of subdued or partly obscured light

The meaning of the word gleam is a transient appearance of subdued or partly obscured light.

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WordMeaning
discloseto make known or public
humblenot proud or haughty : not arrogant or assertive
asinineextremely or utterly foolish or silly
stoica member of a school of philosophy founded by Zeno of Citium about 300 b.c.
atrophydecrease in size or wasting away of a body part or tissue
extraneousexisting on or coming from the outside
boostto push or shove up from below
scoffan expression of scorn, derision, or contempt : gibe
aphasialoss or impairment of the power to use or comprehend words usually resulting from brain damage (as from a stroke, head injury, or infection)
antiquatedoutmoded or discredited by reason of age : old and no longer useful, popular, or accepted