GRE Word List

MALAPROPISM

the usually unintentionally humorous misuse or distortion of a word or phrase

The meaning of the word malapropism is the usually unintentionally humorous misuse or distortion of a word or phrase.

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WordMeaning
giddydizzy
responsivenessgiving response : constituting a response : answering
stammerto make involuntary stops and repetitions in speaking : stutter
disengageto release from something that engages or involves
trekto make one's way arduously
misadventuremisfortune
triviaunimportant matters : trivial facts or details
pervasiveexisting in or spreading through every part of something
germinateto cause to sprout or develop
compileto compose out of materials from other documents