GRE Word List

GUY

cable or chain attached to something that needs to be braced or steadied; CF. guide

The meaning of the word guy is cable or chain attached to something that needs to be braced or steadied; CF. guide.

Random words

WordMeaning
ethereallike a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
unregeneratemaking no attempt to change one's bad practices
pantomimeacting without dialogue; V.
divergevary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
ramshackle(of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
preenmake oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
contumaciousstubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
sentientcapable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
condignadequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
predilectionpreference; partiality