GRE Word List

GROUCH

bad-tempered complaint; person who keeps complaining; V: complain; grumble

The meaning of the word grouch is bad-tempered complaint; person who keeps complaining; V: complain; grumble.

Random words

WordMeaning
obelisktall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
presumetake for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
obliteratedestroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
descrycatch sight of (something distant)
cabalsmall group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
gestateevolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
enthrallcapture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
magisterialauthoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
vicarparish priest; representative
placeboharmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill