GRE Word List


marked by kindness and courtesy

The meaning of the word gracious is marked by kindness and courtesy.

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shavingthe act of one that shaves
antecedentsa substantive word, phrase, or clause whose denotation is referred to by a pronoun that typically follows the substantive (such as John in "Mary saw John and called to him")
wafflea crisp cake of batter baked in a waffle iron
exhilaratingcausing strong feelings of happy excitement and elation : thrilling
innateexisting in, belonging to, or determined by factors present in an individual from birth : native
commemorativeintended as a commemoration
furrowa trench in the earth made by a plow
purportto have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming (something implied or inferred)
scavengeto remove (dirt, refuse, etc.) from an area