GRE Word List


man who is courting a woman

The meaning of the word suitor is man who is courting a woman.

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surveillanceclose observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
juxtaposeplace side by side; CF. next
titillatetickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
recriminationcountercharges; V. recriminate
gourmandepicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
flushredden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
oathsolemn promise; blasphemous use of sacred words to express strong feelings; swear-word; Ex. ``For Christ's sake''
digressionwandering away from the subject; V. digress
incognitowith identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.