GRE Word List

PARADOX

something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct

The meaning of the word paradox is something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct.

Random words

WordMeaning
apiculturebee-keeping
nutritionprocess of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
hoaxtrick which makes someone take action; practical joke; Ex. hoax mail; V.
sullensilently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
donput on; OP. doff
deprecateexpress disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
pedagogueteacher; CF. child leader
hue_and_cryoutcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
alacritycheerful promptness without reluctance
trappingsoutward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)