GRE Word List

REPARTEE

quick clever reply

The meaning of the word repartee is quick clever reply.

Random words

WordMeaning
begrudgeenvy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
encirclesurround
malefactorevildoer; criminal
lackadaisicallacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
urbanesuave; refined in manner; elegant
leewayroom to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
brevityconciseness; shortness of duration
trancehypnotic state; ecstatic state; detachment from one's physical surrounding (as in contemplation or daydreaming); CF. transition
sleightdexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
buoyantable to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market