GRE Word List

INTERLOPER

intruder; one who interferes

The meaning of the word interloper is intruder; one who interferes.

Random words

WordMeaning
fanciedimagined; unreal
gamelyin a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
recantdisclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
endearmake beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced
militatework against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
functionaryofficial (who performs a particular function)
proscribeprohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
untowardunexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
boorishrude; insensitive
gratemake a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace