GRE Word List

SPRIGHTLY

lively

The meaning of the word sprightly is lively.

Random words

WordMeaning
paraphernaliaequipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
untowardunexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
linguisticpertaining to language
wheedledeceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
chafewarm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
brandtrademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
connotationsuggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
lethargicdrowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
belligerentquarrelsome
hereafterlife after death