GRE Word List


miser; excessively frugal person

The meaning of the word tightwad is miser; excessively frugal person.

Random words

pinelong for; yearn; languish from longing or grief; decline
cannyshrewd in money matters; thrifty
jibeagree; be in harmony with; gibe
conversantfamiliar with; having knowledge of
discursive(of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
incidentalnot essential; minor; N: something incidental
whittlepare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
insubordinationdisobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
maimmutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
concedeadmit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal