GRE Word List


smooth and shining (as from good health); V.

The meaning of the word sleek is smooth and shining (as from good health); V..

Random words

imponderableweightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
assimilateabsorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
gambitopening in chess in which a piece is sacrificed; action made to produce a future advantage
carefreefree from worries; having no problems
irrepressibleunable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
execrablevery bad; detestable
conceptionbeginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
aghastfilled with great surprise or fear; horrified
boorrude, insensitive person
colloquyinformal discussion; conversation