GRE Word List

MOUNTEBANK

charlatan; boastful pretender

The meaning of the word mountebank is charlatan; boastful pretender.

Random words

WordMeaning
cynosureobject of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
infernalpertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
outspokencandid; blunt
shambles(place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
ramifybranch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
auguryomen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
ramblewander aimlessly (physically or mentally); digress
adjoinbe next to
featuredistinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent
introvertone who is introspective or inclined to think more about oneself; ADJ. introverted