GRE Word List


untidy especially in personal appearance

The meaning of the word slovenly is untidy especially in personal appearance.

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whorla drum-shaped section on the lower part of a spindle in spinning or weaving machinery serving as a pulley for the tape drive that rotates the spindle
exaltto raise in rank, power, or character
trystan agreement (as between lovers) to meet
compassionsympathetic consciousness of others' distress together with a desire to alleviate it
patinaa usually green film formed naturally on copper and bronze by long exposure or artificially (as by acids) and often valued aesthetically for its color
didacticdesigned or intended to teach
benefactorsomeone or something that provides help or an advantage : one that confers a benefit
tawnyof the color tawny
rustleto make or cause a rustle
rouea man devoted to a life of sensual pleasure : rake