GRE Word List

SLY

wise in practical affairs

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

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WordMeaning
groucha fit of bad temper
rejoinderthe defendant's answer to the plaintiff's replication
cynicalhaving or showing the attitude or temper of a cynic: such as
tessellatedhaving a checkered appearance
rapaciousexcessively grasping or covetous
garishclothed in vivid colors
floefloating ice formed in a large sheet on the surface of a body of water
cogitateto ponder or meditate on usually intently
rigto fit out with rigging
supplicateto make a humble entreaty