GRE Word List


a wily subterfuge

The meaning of the word ruse is a wily subterfuge.

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contaminateto soil, stain, corrupt, or infect by contact or association
seepto flow or pass slowly through fine pores or small openings : ooze
exemplarydeserving imitation : commendable
juxtaposeto place (different things) side by side (as to compare them or contrast them or to create an interesting effect)
obstinatestubbornly adhering to an opinion, purpose, or course in spite of reason, arguments, or persuasion
vaingloriousmarked by vainglory : boastful
limpidmarked by transparency (see transparent
isotopeany of two or more species of atoms of a chemical element with the same atomic number and nearly identical chemical behavior but with differing atomic mass or mass number and different physical properties
indicessigns; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index