GRE Word List

QUAINT

odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque

The meaning of the word quaint is odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque.

Random words

WordMeaning
dingy(of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
rebuttalrefutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
surfeitsatiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
refurbishrenovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
stipplepaint or draw with dots or short strokes
verbatimword for word; in the same words; repeating the actual words exactly
dearthscarcity
tardyslow; sluggish; not on time; late; Ex. tardy arrival
advertrefer
laitylaypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy