GRE Word List

SATIRICAL

using satire; mocking

The meaning of the word satirical is using satire; mocking.

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WordMeaning
tentativenot fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
tenderoffer formally; extend; Ex. tender one's resignation/the exact fare; N: formal offer; money; Ex. legal tender; ADJ: young and vulnerable; sensitive to the touch; sore; soft; delicate; Ex. child of tender years; Ex. tender wound
revokecancel; retract; CF. irrevocable
distorttwist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
contaminatepollute
fermentagitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
subdueless intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
humussubstance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
visceralfelt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
touchstonestone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard