GRE Word List


affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech

The meaning of the word mannered is affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech.

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annotatecomment; make explanatory notes
patrimonyproperty inherited from a father
scrapsmall bit or fragment; discarded waste material; fight; Ex. a scrap of paper/cloth; V: break into parts for disposal; discard as worthless; fight; quarrel
reminiscencerecollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
genialitycheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
imperviousimpenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
sycophantservile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
omnivorouseating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
pettytrivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded