GRE Word List


wise in practical affairs

The meaning of the word sly is wise in practical affairs.

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shudderto tremble convulsively : shiver
anthropoidany of a suborder (Anthropoidea) of higher primates (such as macaques and marmosets)
mimicryan instance of mimicking
turncoatone who switches to an opposing side or party
inexorablenot to be persuaded, moved, or stopped : relentless
abstinencethe practice of abstaining from something : the practice of not doing or having something that is wanted or enjoyable
resignationan act or instance of resigning something : surrender
clariona medieval trumpet with clear shrill tones
solemnityformal or ceremonious observance of an occasion or event