GRE Word List


an acutely painful or embarrassing misunderstanding

The meaning of the word imbroglio is an acutely painful or embarrassing misunderstanding.

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exonerateto relieve of a responsibility, obligation, or hardship
looma frame or machine for interlacing (see interlace
mortifyto subject to severe and vexing embarrassment : shame
abscondto depart secretly and hide oneself
vigilantalertly watchful especially to avoid danger
vigilantea member of a volunteer committee organized to suppress and punish crime summarily (as when the processes of law are viewed as inadequate)
wrestto pull, force, or move by violent wringing or twisting movements
bombastpretentious inflated speech or writing
vainhaving or showing undue or excessive pride in one's appearance or achievements : conceited
resplendentshining brilliantly : characterized by a glowing splendor