GRE Word List

SPURN

reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.

The meaning of the word spurn is reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help..

Random words

WordMeaning
cresttop (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
adherentsupporter; follower
gainsaydeny
congruencecorrespondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
skiffsmall light sailboat or rowboat
slewlarge quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
equilibriumbalance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
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ambienceenvironment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
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