GRE Word List

LACONIC

brief and to the point; using few words; terse

The meaning of the word laconic is brief and to the point; using few words; terse.

Random words

WordMeaning
peerlesshaving no equal; incomparable
depravityextreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
disgorgesurrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
immaculatespotless; flawless; absolutely clean
subpoenawrit(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
routput to rout; stampede; drive out; N: complete defeat and disorderly retreat
purveyorfurnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
pellucidtransparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
discriminatedistinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
dispelscatter; drive away; cause to vanish