GRE Word List

REGENT

a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent

The meaning of the word regent is a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent.

Random words

WordMeaning
doloroussorrowful; N. dolor
spanglesmall shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
distantreserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
facileeasily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
outspokencandid; blunt
verbiagepompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
congenitalexisting at birth
liaisoncontact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
discomposedisturb the composure of; confuse
stoliddull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected