GRE Word List


having or showing tact

The meaning of the word tactful is having or showing tact.

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bludgeona short stick that usually has one thick or loaded end and is used as a weapon
detractiona lessening of reputation or esteem especially by envious, malicious, or petty criticism : belittling
scruplea unit of capacity equal to ยน/โ‚‚โ‚„ Apothecaries' ounce see Weights and Measures Table
sentimentalmarked or governed by feeling, sensibility, or emotional idealism
extraneousexisting on or coming from the outside
reverendworthy of reverence : revered
winnowto remove (something, such as chaff) by a current of air
bombasticmarked by or given to speech or writing that is given exaggerated importance by artificial or empty means : marked by or given to bombast : pompous
bestialof or relating to beasts