GRE Word List


a joking or mocking remark

The meaning of the word jest is a joking or mocking remark.

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figurea number symbol : numeral
demographicthe statistical characteristics of human populations (such as age or income) used especially to identify markets
hyperboleextravagant exaggeration (such as "mile-high ice-cream cones")
concorda state of agreement : harmony
fulsomecharacterized by abundance : copious
surveillanceclose watch kept over someone or something (as by a detective)
acrophobiaabnormal dread of being in a high place : fear of heights
smatteringsuperficial piecemeal knowledge
tutelageinstruction especially of an individual