GRE Word List


a brutal person : bully

The meaning of the word ruffian is a brutal person : bully.

Random words

adagea saying often in metaphorical form that typically embodies a common observation
pluckto pull or pick off or out
dilemmaa usually undesirable or unpleasant choice
boostto push or shove up from below
cessiona yielding to another : concession
perversionthe action of perverting : the condition of being perverted
soliloquythe act of talking to oneself
pittancea small portion, amount, or allowance
nonplusa state of bafflement or perplexity : quandary