GRE Word List

MEEK

submissive; patient and long-suffering

The meaning of the word meek is submissive; patient and long-suffering.

Random words

WordMeaning
ponderoushaving great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
wont(the stated person's) habit or custom; habitual procedure; ADJ. wonted: customary
pertinaciousholding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
hypochondriacperson unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
credentialevidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
remnantremainder
dyspepticsuffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
entouragegroup of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
repercussionrebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
facetiousjoking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous