GRE Word List
360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners
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The meaning of the word lilliputian is extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels.
|contention||assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition|
|withdrawn||introverted; retiring; remote|
|brandish||wave around (a weapon); flourish|
|deliberate||consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow|
|obsolete||outmoded; no longer used|
|veracious||(of a person) truthful|
|igneous||produced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite|
|respite||time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve|
|shambles||(place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.|
|harangue||long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.|