GRE Word List


travel about selling (wares); CF. foot

The meaning of the word peddle is travel about selling (wares); CF. foot.

Random words

chaffingbantering; joking
tendentiouspromoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
aphorismpithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
mnemonicpertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
buffoonstupid person; clown
fruitfulproducing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
simulatefeign; imitate
tawdrycheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
jostleshove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
complicityparticipation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)