GRE Word List



The meaning of the word portly is dignified.

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effeminatehaving feminine qualities untypical of a man : not manly in appearance or manner
ostentatiousattracting or seeking to attract attention, admiration, or envy often by gaudiness or obviousness : overly elaborate or conspicuous : characterized by, fond of, or evincing ostentation
simulateto give or assume the appearance or effect of often with the intent to deceive : imitate
permeablecapable of being permeated : penetrable
turgidexcessively embellished in style or language : bombastic
exemptfree or released from some liability or requirement to which others are subject
wispa small handful (as of hay or straw)
euphemismthe substitution of an agreeable or inoffensive expression for one that may offend or suggest something unpleasant
throbto pulsate or pound with abnormal force or rapidity
bourgeoisof, relating to, or characteristic of the social middle class