GRE Word List


minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing

The meaning of the word misdemeanor is minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing.

Random words

convulsionviolent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
preludeintroduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
yoretime long past; Ex. in the days of yore
archaeologystudy of artifacts and relics of early mankind
facetsmall plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
industriousdiligent; hard-working; N. industry
swipehit with a sweeping motion; N.
indefatigabletireless; untiring; showing no sign of getting tired
subterfugestratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge