GRE Word List

PEEVISH

bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry

The meaning of the word peevish is bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry.

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WordMeaning
passeold-fashioned; past the prime
seeppass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
searburn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
agoghighly excited; intensely curious
revertrelapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
militatework against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
serratedhaving a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
cardinalchief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
repastmeal; feast; banquet
arsenalstorage place for military equipment