GRE Word List

STINK

stench; V: emit a strong foul odor

The meaning of the word stink is stench; V: emit a strong foul odor.

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WordMeaning
deferencecourteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
discountdisregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
stiltedbombastic; stiffly pompous; Ex. stilted rhetoric; CF. stiff: formal
almsmoney or goods given to the poor
leoninelike a lion
arcaneesoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
dehydrateremove water from; dry out
ingrateungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
vitrioliccausing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
nefariousvery wicked