GRE Word List


to go back on a promise or commitment

The meaning of the word renege is to go back on a promise or commitment.

Random words

wrestto pull, force, or move by violent wringing or twisting movements
frescothe art of painting on freshly spread moist lime plaster with water-based pigments
quibbleto evade the point of an argument by caviling about words
baffleto defeat or check (someone) by confusing or puzzling : to confuse or frustrate completely : disconcert
overturean initiative toward agreement or action : proposal
irrefutableimpossible to refute : incontrovertible
levythe imposition or collection of an assessment
comportto be fitting : accord
snivelto run at the nose
insolventunable to pay debts as they fall due in the usual course of business