GRE Word List

SMIRK

conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.

The meaning of the word smirk is conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V..

Random words

WordMeaning
avertprevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
sluggardlazy person
renttear made by rending; rip; split
deportsend out of the country; behave; N. deportation, deportment
agitatestir up; disturb
untenable(of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
wistfulsadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
sectarianof a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
caterprovide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
pithyconcise and meaningful; substantial; meaty