GRE Word List


pleasingly or strikingly old-fashioned or unfamiliar

The meaning of the word quaint is pleasingly or strikingly old-fashioned or unfamiliar.

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commemorativeintended as a commemoration
minutiaea minute or minor detail
frugalitythe quality or state of being frugal : careful management of material resources and especially money : thrift
kaleidoscopean instrument containing loose bits of colored material (such as glass or plastic) between two flat plates and two plane mirrors so placed that changes of position of the bits of material are reflected in an endless variety of patterns
skimto clear (a liquid) of scum or floating substance
inertlacking the power to move
penchanta strong and continued inclination
fractioustending to be troublesome : unruly
vituperativeuttering or given to censure : containing or characterized by verbal abuse
stalematea drawing position in chess in which a player is not in checkmate but has no legal move to play