GRE Word List

SMATTERING

slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German

The meaning of the word smattering is slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German.

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WordMeaning
caliberability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
piqueirritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
luminousshining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
begrudgeenvy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
aquilinecurved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
bovinecowlike; placid and dull; slow-thinking; calm
resignationpatiently submissiveness; statement that one is quitting a job; ADJ. resigned: acquiescent
stumbletrip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
extraditionsurrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
disbanddissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.