GRE Word List

MISCHIEF

behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome

The meaning of the word mischief is behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome.

Random words

WordMeaning
proximitynearness; ADJ. proximate
gratuitousgiven freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
squabbleminor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
cringeshrink back as if in fear; cower
yieldamount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
thermalpertaining to heat; producing heat; warm; Ex. thermal bath; N: rising current of warm air
bragboast
sibyllineprophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
falsifymake (something written) false by changing
soarrise or fly high in the air; Ex. The rocket soared into the sky.