GRE Word List


stingy; mean

The meaning of the word miserly is stingy; mean.

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feral(of an animal) not domestic; wild
prodigiousenormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
poisegood judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
phlegmaticcalm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
kneelgo down on one's knee(s)
impendingnearing; approaching; about to happen
ploystrategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
mockridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
tutelaryprotective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
felicityhappiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous