GRE Word List


crying for mercy : cowardly

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

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ravinea small narrow steep-sided valley that is larger than a gully and smaller than a canyon and that is usually worn by running water
cubiclea sleeping compartment partitioned off from a large room
microcosma little world
impoliticnot politic : unwise
loathunwilling to do something contrary to one's ways of thinking : reluctant
self-righteousconvinced of one's own righteousness especially in contrast with the actions and beliefs of others : narrow-mindedly moralistic
denouementthe final outcome of the main dramatic complication in a literary work
jabberto talk rapidly, indistinctly, or unintelligibly
litigationthe act, process, or practice of settling a dispute in a court of law : the act or process of litigating