GRE Word List

MUDDLE

confuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion

The meaning of the word muddle is confuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion.

Random words

WordMeaning
validatemake valid; confirm; ratify
parallelsimilar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
imputeattribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
alliterationrepetition of beginning sound in poetry
superficialof the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
quorumminimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
reconcilemake friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
anomalousabnormal; irregular
earngain for the performance of service or labor; gain (something that one deserves); deserve
travestycopy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon