GRE Word List

SLIGHT

insult to one's dignity; snub; V: treat as if of small importance; insult; snub; ADJ. small in size; of small importance

The meaning of the word slight is insult to one's dignity; snub; V: treat as if of small importance; insult; snub; ADJ. small in size; of small importance.

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