GRE Word List

RECREANT

crying for mercy : cowardly

The meaning of the word recreant is crying for mercy : cowardly.

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lucrativeproducing wealth : profitable
exigencythat which is required in a particular situation
perspicuityplain to the understanding especially because of clarity and precision of presentation
facultyability
tributesomething given or contributed voluntarily as due or deserved
stagnantnot flowing in a current or stream
dys-abnormal
marredto ruin or diminish the perfection or wholeness of : spoil
garbledmade unclear or confusing : distorted or mixed up
extenuateto lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of (something, such as a fault or offense) by making partial excuses : mitigate