GRE Word List
Essential English Words with Meaning and Sentences #3
Essential English Words with Meanin...
The meaning of the word propound is put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory.
|hypochondriac||person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen|
|bullion||gold and silver in the form of bars|
|theocracy||government run by religious leaders|
|rebuke||scold harshly; criticize severely|
|feint||trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.|
|skiff||small light sailboat or rowboat|
|histrionic||theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior|
|propound||put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory|
|scheme||systematic plan; plot; clever dishonest plan; orderly arrangement of elements; Ex. health insurance scheme; Ex. a scheme to escape taxes; Ex. a color scheme; Ex. a story with no scheme; V: contrive a scheme|