GRE Word List


pitiless; merciless; cruel

The meaning of the word ruthless is pitiless; merciless; cruel.

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phariseePharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
inscrutabledifficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
inebriatedhabitually intoxicated; drunk; N. inebriety
gargantuanhuge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
doloroussorrowful; N. dolor
quivertremble; shake; N.
lookoutact of keeping watch; high place commanding a wide view; person who keeps watch
ellipticalelliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
oligarchygovernment by a privileged few