GRE Word List

SWERVE

deviate; turn aside sharply from a straight course; Ex. swerve from the principle; Ex. The car swerved to the right.

The meaning of the word swerve is deviate; turn aside sharply from a straight course; Ex. swerve from the principle; Ex. The car swerved to the right..

Random words

WordMeaning
catholic(of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
loungestand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
canvassdetermine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
plumefeather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke: ΉφΌΈ ±ΈΈ§
anthropoidmanlike; resembling a human being; N.
resourcefulclever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
dichotomydivision into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
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miasmaswamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
animadversioncritical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval