GRE Word List


stupid awkward person; CF. elf

The meaning of the word oaf is stupid awkward person; CF. elf.

Random words

winnowsift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
grimcausing great fear; unrelenting; determined in spite of fear; Ex. grim smile
anguishacute pain; extreme suffering
detractionslandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
arsenalstorage place for military equipment
obsequyfuneral ceremony
bicameraltwo-chambered as a legislative body
rustlemake slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
supposititiousassumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
capitulatesurrender; give up all resistance