GRE Word List

PROVINCIAL

pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated

The meaning of the word provincial is pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated.

Random words

WordMeaning
ramshackle(of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
prancemove about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
accedeagree
veerchange in direction; swerve
approbationapproval
dumbfoundastonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
wry(esp. of an expression of the face) twisted; with a humorous twist (expressing displeasure)
ragamuffindirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
irretrievableimpossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
sustenancesustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food