GRE Word List


quick sharp reply; V.

The meaning of the word retort is quick sharp reply; V..

Random words

rightfullegally correct; Ex. rightful owner
bizarrefantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
inceptionstart; beginning
bentdetermined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
affirmationpositive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
innovationchange; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
politicprudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
pinnacesmall boat
capricewhim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
ferretdrive or hunt out of hiding; hunt with ferrets; drive out (as from a hiding place); expel; uncover or discover by searching; Ex. ferret out the secret; N. small fierce animal which catches rats and rabbits by going into their holes