GRE Word List

RECREANT

crying for mercy : cowardly

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

Random words

WordMeaning
ornatemarked by elaborate rhetoric (see rhetoric
amissin a mistaken way : wrongly
glazeto furnish or fit with glass
ogleto glance with amorous invitation or challenge
ecologista branch of science concerned with the interrelationship of organisms and their environments
sanguinarybloodthirsty
maula heavy often wooden-headed hammer used especially for driving wedges
murkycharacterized by a heavy dimness or obscurity caused by or like that caused by overhanging fog or smoke
knella stroke or sound of a bell especially when rung slowly (as for a death, funeral, or disaster)
venerablecalling forth respect through age, character, and attainments