GRE Word List

IDIOM

expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic

The meaning of the word idiom is expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic.

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WordMeaning
forestallprevent by taking action in advance
oddschances; probability; disagreement; Ex. The odds are that it will rain. Ex. at odds with
premeditateplan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
slapdashhasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
imbuesaturate(soak thoroughly); fill; Ex. imbue someone with feelings
inquisitiveeager for knowledge; unduly curious
congenialpleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
dumbfoundastonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
clasphold firmly within arms
malcontentperson dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented