GRE Word List

HUMDRUM

dull; monotonous

The meaning of the word humdrum is dull; monotonous.

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WordMeaning
credentialevidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
misdemeanorminor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
trunkmain wooden stem of a tree; human body excluding the head and limbs; torso; prehensile nose of an elephant
clandestinesecret
nauseatecause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
broodsit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
snickerhalf-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
cleftN: split
reveriedaydream; abstracted musing
embryonicundeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development