GRE Word List


habitually silent; talking little

The meaning of the word taciturn is habitually silent; talking little.

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servitudeslavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
inceptionstart; beginning
rompplay or frolic boisterously; gambol; N.
scrutinizeexamine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
flirtbehave in a way that attracts (sexual) attention; deal triflingly with; N: one (or woman) given to flirting; ADJ. flirtatious
cursive(of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
maleficientdoing evil; N. maleficience
decryexpress strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
simianmonkeylike; N: ape or monkey
tediumboredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious