GRE Word List

MISCELLANY

mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items

The meaning of the word miscellany is mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items.

Random words

WordMeaning
craftskill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
capitulatesurrender; give up all resistance
timiditylack of self-confidence or courage
resurrectrevive
metricalmetric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
stereotypeone regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
pummelpommel; beat or pound with fists
juncturecrisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
stipendpay for services
barragebarrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism