GRE Word List

NIB

beak(bill); pen point

The meaning of the word nib is beak(bill); pen point.

Random words

WordMeaning
gloatexpress evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
mettlecourage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
repugnancedisgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
servileslavish; cringing; N. servility
unbridledviolent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
pessimismbelief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
whittlepare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
medleymixture
detonationexplosion
casteone of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige