GRE Word List

NUANCE

shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction

The meaning of the word nuance is shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction.

Random words

WordMeaning
obeseexcessively fat; N. obesity
superimposeplace over something else
shufflemix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
epitaphinscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
tardyslow; sluggish; not on time; late; Ex. tardy arrival
flairtalent
inestimableimpossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth
economyefficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
catalystagent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
uncouthboorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish