GRE Word List

OFFHAND

casual; done without prior thought or preparation

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360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners (Part 2)

The meaning of the word offhand is casual; done without prior thought or preparation.

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WordMeaning
solicitentreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
intimatehint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
obeisancebow (to show respect and obedience)
baubletrinket; cheap jewel; trifle
mortifyhumiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
repletefully filled; filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied; Ex. report replete with errors
precipitatehurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
inclineslope; slant; Ex. steep incline
laitylaypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
itinerantwandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher