GRE Word List

PRIM

to give a prim or demure expression to

The meaning of the word prim is to give a prim or demure expression to.

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WordMeaning
laconicusing or involving the use of a minimum of words : concise to the point of seeming rude or mysterious
licentiouslacking legal or moral restraints
philologythe study of literature and of disciplines relevant to literature or to language as used in literature
shuffleto mix in a mass confusedly : jumble
bombastpretentious inflated speech or writing
titterto laugh in a nervous, affected, or partly suppressed manner : giggle
arboretuma place where trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants are cultivated for scientific and educational purposes
anachronisman error in chronology
frictionthe rubbing of one body against another
ceremoniousdevoted to forms and ceremony