GRE Word List

PETULANT

insolent or rude in speech or behavior

The meaning of the word petulant is insolent or rude in speech or behavior.

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WordMeaning
hibernateto pass the winter in a torpid or resting state
inexorablenot to be persuaded, moved, or stopped : relentless
cunningdexterous or crafty in the use of special resources (such as skill or knowledge) or in attaining an end
semblanceoutward and often specious appearance or show : form
irrepressibleimpossible to repress, restrain, or control
placateto soothe or mollify especially by concessions : appease
metamorphosischange of physical form, structure, or substance especially by supernatural means
restivestubbornly resisting control : balky
rebuttalthe act of rebutting especially in a legal suit
septicof, relating to, or causing putrefaction