GRE Word List

GUILE

deceitful cunning : duplicity

The meaning of the word guile is deceitful cunning : duplicity.

Random words

WordMeaning
fulminateto utter or send out with denunciation
calamitya disastrous event marked by great loss and lasting distress and suffering
scaffolda temporary or movable platform for workers (such as bricklayers, painters, or miners) to stand or sit on when working at a height above the floor or ground
extricateto free or remove from an entanglement or difficulty
regicidea person who kills a king
obligatorybinding in law or conscience
transientpassing especially quickly into and out of existence : transitory
scuffleto struggle at close quarters with disorder and confusion
lassitudea condition of weariness or debility : fatigue
suppressto put down by authority or force : subdue