GRE Word List

SANGUINE

optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red

The meaning of the word sanguine is optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red.

Random words

WordMeaning
dexterousskillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
gratisfree; without charge; ADJ.
melancholygloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
complacencyself-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
dyslexiaword blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
upbraidreprimand; severely scold
contortionstwistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
ambiguousunclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
fumblemove the fingers and hands awkwardly (in search of something); mishandle or drop a ball that is in play; bungle; botch; spoil by mishandling; N.
fervorglowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat