GRE Word List


a thought or idea based on scanty evidence : conjecture

The meaning of the word surmise is a thought or idea based on scanty evidence : conjecture.

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comeuppancea deserved rebuke or penalty : deserts
topographythe art or practice of graphic delineation in detail usually on maps or charts of natural and man-made features of a place or region especially in a way to show their relative positions and elevations
obeliskan upright 4-sided usually monolithic pillar that gradually tapers as it rises and terminates in a pyramid
sadisticof, relating to, or characterized by sadism
frolicfull of fun : merry
parallelismthe quality or state of being parallel
malingererto pretend or exaggerate incapacity or illness (as to avoid duty or work)
jubilationan act of rejoicing : the state of being jubilant
vaingloriousmarked by vainglory : boastful
ruminateto go over in the mind repeatedly and often casually or slowly