GRE Word List


menacing or threatening in appearance

The meaning of the word surly is menacing or threatening in appearance.

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misconstrueto interpret (something, such as a statement or action) wrongly : misinterpret
ecologista branch of science concerned with the interrelationship of organisms and their environments
ominousbeing or exhibiting an omen : portentous
undulatinghaving a wavy surface, edge, or markings
equipoisea state of equilibrium
beseechto beg for urgently or anxiously
queasycausing nausea
egressa place or means of going out : exit
equinoxeither of the two points on the celestial sphere where the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic
abutto border on : to touch along an edge