GRE Word List


(of behavior) proper; appropriate

The meaning of the word seemly is (of behavior) proper; appropriate.

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almsmoney or goods given to the poor
articulateeffective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
malcontentperson dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
detachedemotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
optimummost favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
lubricateapply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
subliminalbelow the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
amplifyincrease in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
wither(of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay