GRE Word List

MISCHIEF

a specific injury or damage attributed to a particular agent

The meaning of the word mischief is a specific injury or damage attributed to a particular agent.

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WordMeaning
slavishof or characteristic of someone held in forced servitude
embodyto give a body to (a spirit) : incarnate
beneficiarya person or thing that receives help or an advantage from something : one that benefits from something
supplecompliant often to the point of obsequiousness
sextantan instrument for measuring angular distances used especially in navigation to observe altitudes of celestial bodies (as in ascertaining latitude and longitude)
simianof, relating to, or resembling monkeys or apes
ruffiana brutal person : bully
gyroscopea wheel or disk mounted to spin rapidly about an axis and also free to rotate about one or both of two axes perpendicular to each other and to the axis of spin so that a rotation of one of the two mutually perpendicular axes results from application of torque to the other when the wheel is spinning and so that the entire apparatus offers considerable opposition depending on the angular momentum to any torque that would change the direction of the axis of spin
intractablenot easily governed, managed, or directed
cadaverousof or relating to a corpse