GRE Word List

PRETEND

feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense

The meaning of the word pretend is feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense.

Random words

WordMeaning
patentobvious; easily seen; open for the public to read; of or protected by a patent; Ex. patent to everyone; N.
expertisespecialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
insolventbankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
jestplayful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
wanhaving a pale or sickly color; pallid
underlyinglying below; fundamental
browsegraze; feed on growing grass; skim or glance at casually
egotisticalegotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited
adjoinbe next to
cantankerousill-humored; irritable