GRE Word List


a facial expression usually of disgust, disapproval, or pain

The meaning of the word grimace is a facial expression usually of disgust, disapproval, or pain.

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bristlinga short stiff coarse hair or filament
modean arrangement of the eight diatonic notes or tones of an octave according to one of several fixed schemes of their intervals (see interval
censurea judgment involving condemnation
pinchto squeeze between the finger and thumb or between the jaws of an instrument
euthanasiathe act or practice of killing or permitting the death of hopelessly sick or injured individuals (such as persons or domestic animals) in a relatively painless way for reasons of mercy
incognitowith one's identity concealed
carillona set of fixed chromatically tuned bells sounded by hammers controlled from a keyboard
pedantone who is unimaginative or who unduly emphasizes minutiae in the presentation or use of knowledge
jauntysprightly in manner or appearance : lively