GRE Word List

RUSTIC

pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person

The meaning of the word rustic is pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person.

Random words

WordMeaning
mortifyhumiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
gauntlean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
fussyfastidious; finicky; easily upset
exasperatevex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
forerunnerpredecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
polygamistone who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
seamysordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
bickerquarrel
depletereduce; exhaust
umbrageresentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness