GRE Word List

QUIZZICAL

curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance

The meaning of the word quizzical is curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance.

Random words

WordMeaning
resignationpatiently submissiveness; statement that one is quitting a job; ADJ. resigned: acquiescent
stockadewooden enclosure or pen; fixed line of posts used as defensive barrier
rejoinderreply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
lecherygross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
pervasivespread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
effectiveeffectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
oafstupid awkward person; CF. elf
inerrancyinfallibility
evocativetending to call up (emotions, memories)
reclusehermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive