GRE Word List

SHREW

scolding woman; very small mouselike animal

The meaning of the word shrew is scolding woman; very small mouselike animal.

Random words

WordMeaning
conflagrationgreat fire
damncondemn; criticize severely; condemn to everlasting punishment; doom; bring to ruin; N. damnation
remissnegligent; careless about a duty
autopsyexamination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
killjoygrouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
awesolemn wonder; feeling of respect mixed with wonder and fear; V: fill with awe; ADJ. awesome
arrogancepride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
categoricalwithout exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute
hurtlecrash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
redressremedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for