GRE Word List

SCOFF

laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats

The meaning of the word scoff is laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats.

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WordMeaning
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stiflesuppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
gildcover with a thin layer of gold
stratifieddivided into classes; arranged into strata; V. stratify
regalroyal; of a monarch; Ex. regal manner
stodgydull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
equipoisebalance; balancing force; equilibrium
pomposityself-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
gambolromp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
incessantuninterrupted; unceasing