GRE Word List


to look closely or inquisitively

The meaning of the word pry is to look closely or inquisitively.

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humanitariana person promoting human welfare and social reform : philanthropist
debaseto lower in status, esteem, quality, or character
prodigalcharacterized by profuse or wasteful expenditure : lavish
miscellaneousconsisting of diverse things or members : heterogeneous
paradoxone (such as a person, situation, or action) having seemingly contradictory qualities or phases
whitthe smallest part or particle imaginable : bit
tarnishto dull or destroy the luster of by or as if by air, dust, or dirt : soil
extortto obtain from a person by force, intimidation, or undue or illegal power : wring
reminiscentof the character of or relating to reminiscence