GRE Word List

QUALMS

uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.

The meaning of the word qualms is uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen..

Random words

WordMeaning
dull(of colors or surfaces) not bright; cloudy; overcast; boring; (of edge or sound) not sharp; not rapid; sluggish; slow in thinking and understanding; stupid; V.
mandateorder; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
scaffoldtemporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
labilelikely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
affinityfeeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
lustershine; gloss (of a polished surface)
grandiloquent(of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
reconnaissancesurvey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
entrepreneurbusinessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
gaudyflashy; showy