GRE Word List

OFFENSIVE

attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense

The meaning of the word offensive is attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense.

Random words

WordMeaning
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disheartendiscourage
residualremaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
animushostile feeling or intent; animosity; hostility; disposition
whorlring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
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gaudyflashy; showy
befuddleconfuse thoroughly
gruntutter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
fusionunion; coalition; V. fuse