GRE Word List

SCANTY

meager; insufficient

The meaning of the word scanty is meager; insufficient.

Random words

WordMeaning
embodygive a bodily form to; incorporate; include
turncoattraitor
denouncecondemn; criticize; N. denunciation
resumptiontaking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
chimericalfantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
constituencyvoters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)
impassablenot able to be traveled or crossed
propitiateappease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
seditionconduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
matriarchwoman who rules a family or larger social group