GRE Word List

GRIMACE

facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.

The meaning of the word grimace is facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V..

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WordMeaning
obituarydeath notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
taintcontaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
donput on; OP. doff
magnanimitygenerosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
enterprisewillingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
ellipsisomission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
rococoornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
gallowsframework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
apparitionghost; phantom
urbanesuave; refined in manner; elegant