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GRE Word List

TRAVESTY

copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon

The meaning of the word travesty is copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon.

Random words

WordMeaning
impalepierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
flaccidflabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
maelstromviolent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
bigotone who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
treatisearticle treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
ornateexcessively or elaborately decorated
bravadoswagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
satiatesatisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
veracitytruthfulness; adherence to the truth
amplifyincrease in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph