GRE Word List

MANNERISM

distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)

The meaning of the word mannerism is distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles).

Random words

WordMeaning
orientget one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
pedagogueteacher; CF. child leader
smugself-satisfied; complacent
elaboratework out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
irrelevantnot applicable; unrelated
disingenuousnot naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
gustoeager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
finessedelicate skill; V: handle with finesse
malleable(of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
wastrelwaster; profligate