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
nattyneatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
graciouskind in a generous way (to someone less important)
respitetime for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
murmurlow, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
fleecewool coat of a sheep; V: shear the fleece from; rob by a trick; swindle; plunder
buttresssupport; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
collaboratework together; cooperate treasonably with the enemy
regaleentertain
winsomecharming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
sardonicscornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile