GRE Word List

SUBTERFUGE

stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge

The meaning of the word subterfuge is stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge.

Random words

WordMeaning
briskquick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
plenitudeabundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty
unobtrusiveinconspicuous; not blatant
retrieverecover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
sanguineoptimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
epilogueshort speech at conclusion of dramatic work
facilitatehelp bring about; make less difficult
precipitatehurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
guststrong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
turmoilextreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil