GRE Word List

KNAVE

untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery

The meaning of the word knave is untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery.

Random words

WordMeaning
temporalof time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
purgeremove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
ethnologystudy of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
jollitygaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay
resolutiondetermination; resoluteness; ADJ. resolute: firm or determined in purpose
commemoratehonor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
munificentvery generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
effervescenceinner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
patoislocal or provincial dialect
atheisticdenying the existence of God; N. atheism