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
outlookpoint of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook
burlesquegive an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
frailweak; N. frailty
bankheap; piled-up mass; embankment; lateral tilting (as of an aircraft in turning); V: pile up; protect with a bank; tilt in turning
understatestate with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
headfirstmoving with the head leading; headlong
rigorseverity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
profligatewasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
exonerateacquit; exculpate; free from blame or guilt
concoctprepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction