GRE Word List

INGRAINED

deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice

The meaning of the word ingrained is deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice.

Random words

WordMeaning
gaffesocial blunder
imbalancelack of balance or symmetry; disproportion
paraphraserestate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
carrionrotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
ostentatiousshowy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
imprecationcurse; swearword
intoxicatemake drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
discomfitfrustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
ruddyreddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
amokin a state of rage; Ex. run amok