GRE Word List


refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove

The meaning of the word rebuttal is refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove.

Random words

writwritten command issued by a court (telling someone to do or not to do something)
comportbear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
farcebroad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
upbraidreprimand; severely scold
cloyingdistasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
resonant(of a sound) echoing; resounding(sounding loudly); deep and full in sound; producing resonance; Ex. resonant voice; N. resonance
mincingaffectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
moribunddying; at the point of death; CF. death
officiousmeddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy