GRE Word List


coolly and patronizingly haughty

The meaning of the word supercilious is coolly and patronizingly haughty.

Random words

commiserateto feel or express sympathy : condole
jocularsaid or done as a joke : characterized by jesting : playful
mortifyto subject to severe and vexing embarrassment : shame
inamorataa woman with whom one is in love or has intimate relations
leonineof, relating to, suggestive of, or resembling a lion
vitreousresembling glass (as in color, composition, brittleness, or luster) : glassy
tableta flat slab or plaque suited for or bearing an inscription
deferencerespect and esteem due a superior or an elder
captiousmarked by an often ill-natured inclination to stress faults and raise objections
corrosivetending or having the power to corrode