GRE Word List


characterized by pretension: such as

The meaning of the word pretentious is characterized by pretension: such as.

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grossglaringly noticeable usually because of inexcusable badness or objectionableness
curtailto make less by or as if by cutting off or away some part
jadedfatigued by overwork : exhausted
gargoylea spout in the form of a grotesque human or animal figure projecting from a roof gutter to throw rainwater clear of a building
pusillanimouslacking courage and resolution : marked by contemptible timidity
cemeterya burial ground
circleta little circle
imperturbablemarked by extreme calm, impassivity, and steadiness : serene
deignto condescend reluctantly and with a strong sense of the affront to one's superiority that is involved : stoop