GRE Word List


characterized by harsh, insistent, and discordant sound

The meaning of the word strident is characterized by harsh, insistent, and discordant sound.

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uncannyseeming to have a supernatural character or origin : eerie
factotuma person having many diverse activities or responsibilities
siftto put through a sieve
foraya sudden or irregular invasion or attack for war or spoils : raid
palliateto reduce the violence of (a disease)
dotagea state or period of senile decay marked by decline of mental poise and alertness
cozento deceive, win over, or induce to do something by artful coaxing and wheedling or shrewd trickery
parryto ward off a weapon or blow
polyglotone who is polyglot
shimmerto shine with a soft tremulous or fitful light : glimmer