GRE Word List


to go stealthily : sneak

The meaning of the word shirk is to go stealthily : sneak.

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burlesquea literary or dramatic work that seeks to ridicule by means of grotesque exaggeration or comic imitation
ignoblecharacterized by baseness, lowness, or meanness
hoaxto trick into believing or accepting as genuine something false and often preposterous
chasteinnocent of unlawful sexual intercourse
supplicateto make a humble entreaty
promulgateto make (an idea, belief, etc.) known to many people by open declaration : proclaim
disquisitiona formal inquiry into or discussion of a subject : discourse
apocryphalof doubtful authenticity : spurious
besetto set or stud with or as if with ornaments
anthropomorphicdescribed or thought of as having a human form or human attributes