GRE Word List

MITE

very small object or insect-like creature; small coin

The meaning of the word mite is very small object or insect-like creature; small coin.

Random words

WordMeaning
abeyancesuspended action
rousinglively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
forebodingpremonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
preceptpractical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
hostageperson who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
swipehit with a sweeping motion; N.
kineticproducing motion; of motion
exculpateclear from blame or guilt
snivelcomplain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
resignationpatiently submissiveness; statement that one is quitting a job; ADJ. resigned: acquiescent