GRE Word List

PROBITY

uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility

The meaning of the word probity is uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility.

Random words

WordMeaning
piqueirritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
esoterichard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
shuntmove (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
bearingdeportment; connection
prominentprotruding(sticking out); conspicuous; notable; eminent
tickletouch (the body) lightly so as to cause laughter; please
dearthscarcity
pryinquire impertinently (someone else's private affairs); use leverage to raise or open something; prize; N. pries: tool for prying
absconddepart secretly and hide
blurtutter impulsively from nervousness or excitement