GRE Word List

NOTORIETY

disrepute; ill fame

The meaning of the word notoriety is disrepute; ill fame.

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WordMeaning
pangsudden sharp feeling of pain
flauntdisplay ostentatiously; Ex. ``Honey, if you've got it, flaunt it !''
ponderoushaving great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
scorenumber of points; written form of a musical composition; reason; group of 20; notch or incision; Ex. full/vocal score; Ex. Don't worry on that score; V: mark with lines or notches; Ex. score the paper to make it easy to fold
ostensibleapparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
elixircure-all; panacea; something invigorating
inconsistencystate of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
resumptiontaking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
fatuoussmugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
volleysimultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.