GRE Word List


inclined to be silent or uncommunicative in speech : reserved

The meaning of the word reticent is inclined to be silent or uncommunicative in speech : reserved.

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traduceto expose to shame or blame by means of falsehood and misrepresentation
viscidhaving an adhesive quality : sticky
etymologythe history of a linguistic form (such as a word) shown by tracing its development since its earliest recorded occurrence in the language where it is found, by tracing its transmission from one language to another, by analyzing it into its component parts, by identifying its cognates in other languages, or by tracing it and its cognates to a common ancestral form in an ancestral language
bouta spell or period of activity: such as
eulogya commendatory oration or writing especially in honor of one deceased
agnostica person who holds the view that any ultimate reality (such as God) is unknown and probably unknowable
sinewyfull of sinews: such as
degradationthe act or process of degrading
impedimentsomething that impedes
obtusenot pointed or acute : blunt