GRE Word List

MEMOIR

memoirs; autobiography; biography

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The meaning of the word memoir is memoirs; autobiography; biography.

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garishoverbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
baitharass; tease; torment; Ex. badger baiting; N: food or other lure used to catch fish or trap animals
ferretdrive or hunt out of hiding; hunt with ferrets; drive out (as from a hiding place); expel; uncover or discover by searching; Ex. ferret out the secret; N. small fierce animal which catches rats and rabbits by going into their holes
indecisionirresolution; inability to make up one's mind
cozencheat; hoodwink; swindle
tactskill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
loathreluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
crotchety(of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
anointconsecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
egoismexcessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical