GRE Word List


bad-tempered; rude; cross

The meaning of the word surly is bad-tempered; rude; cross.

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abstracttheoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
lotterycontest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
roilmake liquids murky by stirring up sediment; disturb
repletefully filled; filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied; Ex. report replete with errors
fomentstir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
nectardrink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
inanesilly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
stupefystun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
oglelook at amorously; make eyes at; Ex. old men ogling young girls