GRE Word List


in an inappropriate or inopportune way

The meaning of the word malapropos is in an inappropriate or inopportune way.

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preposterouscontrary to nature, reason, or common sense : absurd
eddya current of water or air running contrary to the main current
bravehaving or showing mental or moral strength to face danger, fear, or difficulty : having or showing courage
valorstrength of mind or spirit that enables a person to encounter danger with firmness : personal bravery
monochromea painting, drawing, or photograph in a single hue
avowto declare assuredly
adjurationa solemn oath
pedestalthe support or foot of a late classic or neoclassical column see column illustration
jettisonto get rid of as superfluous or encumbering : omit or forgo as part of a plan or as the result of some other decision
festiveof, relating to, or suitable for a feast or festival