GRE Word List

PIQUE

irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity

The meaning of the word pique is irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity.

Random words

WordMeaning
remnantremainder
drudgedo drudgery; N: person who drudges
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vanguardforerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
consonantharmonious; in agreement; N.
withdrawnintroverted; retiring; remote
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torpedounderwater explosive apparatus; V.
masticatechew
effronteryrudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek