GRE Word List



The meaning of the word misadventure is misfortune.

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accompliceone associated with another especially in wrongdoing
fleecethe coat of wool covering a wool-bearing animal (such as a sheep)
frustrateto balk or defeat in an endeavor
stridentcharacterized by harsh, insistent, and discordant sound
partialof or relating to a part rather than the whole : not general or total
litotesunderstatement in which an affirmative is expressed by the negative of the contrary (as in "not a bad singer" or "not unhappy")
scantylimited or less than sufficient in degree, quantity, or extent
tractablecapable of being easily led, taught, or controlled : docile