GRE Word List
360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners (Part 2)
360 English Vocabulary Compilation ...
The meaning of the word malingerer is one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work.
|martinet||strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet|
|impolitic||not wise; not expedient; not politic|
|knack||special talent; art|
|pudding||hot sweet dish|
|abusive||coarsely insulting; physically harmful|
|passive||not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance|
|pastoral||rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor|
|puzzle||baffle or confuse by a difficult problem; ponder over a problem in an effort to solve; clarify or solve by reasoning; Ex. puzzle out the answer; N.|
|pulsate||throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly|