GRE Word List

RAFFLE

lottery; V: award as a prize in a raffle; Ex. raffle off a new car

The meaning of the word raffle is lottery; V: award as a prize in a raffle; Ex. raffle off a new car.

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WordMeaning
delusionfalse belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
cantinsincere speech or expression of piety; jargon of thieves; special words used by a particular group of people
scintillatesparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
enormityhugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
oratorpublic speaker
tangentialonly slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
netherlower; Ex. nether garments/regions
inimitablematchless; not able to be imitated
malcontentperson dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
slickmake smooth or glossy; N: smooth surface; Ex. oil slick; ADJ: smooth; glossy; deftly executed; adroit; glib