GRE Word List

QUANDARY

dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.

The meaning of the word quandary is dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go..

Random words

WordMeaning
enraptureplease intensely; fill with rapture and delight
aviaryenclosure for birds; large cage
veracious(of a person) truthful
penumbrapartial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
precisabstract; concise summing up of main points; concise summary of a text
donput on; OP. doff
mentorcounselor; teacher
carpingpetty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
vetovested power to reject a bill; exercise of this right; V: prevent or forbid by exercising the power of veto
charmquality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch