GRE Word List

PREVARICATE

lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)

The meaning of the word prevaricate is lie; hide the truth (by equivocating).

Random words

WordMeaning
knottyintricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
oracularof an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
propsupport placed under or against something; V.
dilateexpand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
polity(particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
cavaliercasual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight
permissiveallowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
exhumedig out of the ground; remove from a grave
elatedfilled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
epiclong heroic poem, novel, or similar work of art (celebrating the feats of a hero); ADJ: (of stories or events) resembling an epic; grand