GRE Word List

REFUSE

anything discarded or rejected as worthless; trash

The meaning of the word refuse is anything discarded or rejected as worthless; trash.

Random words

WordMeaning
quotidiandaily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
chidescold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
epigramwitty thought or saying, usually short
snickerhalf-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
vociferousclamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
respirationbreathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
automatonmechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
riddlepierce with holes; permeate or spread throughout; Ex. The gunman riddled the car with bullets; Ex. The whole report is riddled with errors; N. large sieve (separating earth from stone)
illusionmisleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
ideologysystem of ideas characteristic of a group or culture