GRE Word List

KILLJOY

grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others

The meaning of the word killjoy is grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others.

Random words

WordMeaning
stalematedeadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
instituteorganization for a special purpose; V: establish
incredulouswithholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
wispythin; slight; barely discernible
bureaucracyoverregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
graduatearrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
succumbyield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
impuissancepowerlessness; feebleness
loutclumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
resortturn to for help; Ex. resort to violence; N.