GRE Word List

PROVERB

a brief popular epigram or maxim : adage

The meaning of the word proverb is a brief popular epigram or maxim : adage.

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WordMeaning
travestya debased, distorted, or grossly inferior imitation
scrappyconsisting of scraps
featurethe structure, form, or appearance especially of a person
docileeasily taught
convulsionan abnormal violent and involuntary contraction or series of contractions of the muscles
umbragea feeling of pique or resentment at some often fancied slight or insult
raucousdisagreeably harsh or strident : hoarse
affiliationthe state or relation of being closely associated or affiliated with a particular person, group, party, company, etc.
belaborto attack verbally
facsimilean exact copy