GRE Word List

SHUN

keep away from; avoid deliberately; Ex. She has been shunned by her neighbors.

The meaning of the word shun is keep away from; avoid deliberately; Ex. She has been shunned by her neighbors..

Random words

WordMeaning
dwindleshrink; reduce gradually
abusivecoarsely insulting; physically harmful
cohesiontendency to keep together
fumblemove the fingers and hands awkwardly (in search of something); mishandle or drop a ball that is in play; bungle; botch; spoil by mishandling; N.
drivelnonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
connotationsuggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
wretchmiserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
profusiongreat amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
vyingcontending; CF. vie
disengageuncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage