GRE Word List

HACKNEYED

lacking in freshness or originality

The meaning of the word hackneyed is lacking in freshness or originality.

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WordMeaning
bilkto block the free development of : frustrate
sundryincluding many things of different kinds : miscellaneous
braga pompous or boastful statement
culminationthe action of culminating
curmudgeona crusty, ill-tempered, and usually old man
sentientresponsive to or conscious of sense impressions
spectruma continuum of color formed when a beam of white light is dispersed (as by passage through a prism) so that its component wavelengths are arranged in order
appellationan identifying name or title : designation
pragmatista practical approach to problems and affairs
indecisiona wavering between two or more possible courses of action : irresolution