GRE Word List

GRISLY

ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies

The meaning of the word grisly is ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies.

Random words

WordMeaning
explicittotally clear; definite; outspoken
bickerquarrel
wanhaving a pale or sickly color; pallid
bulwarkstrong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
mutinousunruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
woegreat sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
ironyhidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
legerdemainsleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
plightdifficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
delineateportray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation