GRE Word List


a subtle distinction or variation

The meaning of the word nuance is a subtle distinction or variation.

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adroithaving or showing skill, cleverness, or resourcefulness in handling situations
rousinggiving rise to excitement : stirring
mammothany of a genus (Mammuthus) of extinct Pleistocene mammals of the elephant family distinguished from recent elephants by highly ridged molars, usually large size, very long tusks that curve upward, and well-developed body hair
vantagea position giving a strategic advantage, commanding perspective, or comprehensive view
bristlea short stiff coarse hair or filament
glossa surface luster or brightness : shine
malfeasancewrongdoing or misconduct especially by a public official
tractablecapable of being easily led, taught, or controlled : docile
orthographythe art of writing words with the proper letters according to standard usage