GRE Word List


having no give or slack : tightly drawn

The meaning of the word taut is having no give or slack : tightly drawn.

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barefacedhaving the face uncovered:
extricateto free or remove from an entanglement or difficulty
dyslexiaa variable often familial learning disability involving difficulties in acquiring and processing language that is typically manifested by a lack of proficiency in reading, spelling, and writing
auxiliaryoffering or providing help
humidcontaining or characterized by perceptible moisture especially to the point of being oppressive
scruplea unit of capacity equal to ยน/โ‚‚โ‚„ Apothecaries' ounce see Weights and Measures Table
opprobriumsomething that brings disgrace
outspokendirect and open in speech or expression : frank
ambivalencesimultaneous and contradictory attitudes or feelings (such as attraction and repulsion) toward an object, person, or action
uniformitythe quality or state of being uniform