GRE Word List


meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person

The meaning of the word niggardly is meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person.

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lagoonshallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
anviliron block used in hammering out metals
effigydummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
soberserious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
pedestalsupport or base as for a pillar or statue
religiousof religion; (of a person) pious; having reverence for a deity
beleaguerbesiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
dynamogenerator for producing electricity; energetic person
broodsit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
sanctionapprove; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance