GRE Word List
Essential English Words with Meaning and Sentences #3
Essential English Words with Meanin...
The meaning of the word significant is expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant.
|posture||assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude|
|dissipate||squander; waste foolishly; scatter|
|gadfly||animal-biting fly; irritating person|
|factotum||handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything|
|docket||program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket|
|aristocracy||hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat|
|forthright||straightforward; direct; frank|
|acumen||mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen|
|drudgery||hard unpleasant work; menial work|