GRE Word List

LOFTY

very high

The meaning of the word lofty is very high.

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WordMeaning
brazeninsolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
inviolablesecure from corruption, attack, or violation(or profanation); unassailable; Ex. inviolable oath/rights; N. inviolability
diaphanoussheer; transparent
dioramalife-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
quizzicalcurious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
defoliatedestroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
wavermove or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
endearmake beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced
comadeep prolonged unconsciousness caused by disease, poison, or a severe blow
egoone's opinion of oneself; self-esteem