GRE Word List


stubbornly resisting control : balky

The meaning of the word restive is stubbornly resisting control : balky.

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institutesomething that is instituted: such as
imperialof, relating to, befitting, or suggestive of an empire or an emperor
untenablenot able to be defended
piedof two or more colors in blotches
proscribeto publish the name of as condemned to death with the property of the condemned forfeited to the state
painstakingtaking pains : expending, showing, or involving diligent care and effort
caricatureexaggeration by means of often ludicrous distortion of parts or characteristics
floraa treatise on or list of the plants of an area or period
repelto drive back : repulse