GRE Word List
360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners
360 English Vocabulary Compilation ...
The meaning of the word recline is lie down.
|irrefutable||indisputable; incontrovertible; undeniable|
|litotes||understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''|
|lurk||stealthily lie in waiting; slink; exist unperceived|
|topography||physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place|
|fulminate||thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation|
|inter||bury; N. interment|
|shangri-la||imaginary remote paradise on earth; CF. Lost Horizon|
|mischief||behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome|
|convoluted||coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain|