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
braveface courageously; Ex. brave the storm
bemusedconfused; lost in thought; preoccupied
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
harpingtiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
appriseinform
servileslavish; cringing; N. servility
volitionact of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
ellipticalelliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
bulliongold and silver in the form of bars
hindranceblock; obstacle; V. hinder