GRE Word List

SLEEPER

one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable

The meaning of the word sleeper is one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable.

Random words

WordMeaning
allegianceloyalty
desecrateprofane; violate the sanctity of
pummelpommel; beat or pound with fists
lustrousshining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
jestplayful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
dilateexpand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
shacklechain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
contentionassertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
confidanttrusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
beratescold strongly