GRE Word List

TAWNY

brownish yellow

The meaning of the word tawny is brownish yellow.

Random words

WordMeaning
centaurmythical figure, half man and half horse
relentbecome less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
expropriatetake possession of (often for public use and without payment)
passivenot active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
occultmysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
maraudmove in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
misanthropeone who hates mankind; misanthropist
raconteurstory-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
decipherdecode; CF. indecipherable
economyefficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources