GRE Word List


one who switches to an opposing side or party

The meaning of the word turncoat is one who switches to an opposing side or party.

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assiduousshowing great care, attention, and effort : marked by careful unremitting attention or persistent application
waiveto relinquish (something, such as a legal right) voluntarily
mottoa sentence, phrase, or word inscribed on something as appropriate to or indicative of its character or use
peripheralof, relating to, involving, or forming a periphery or surface part
hinterlandsa region lying inland from a coast
feuda mutual enmity or quarrel that is often prolonged or inveterate (see inveterate
plethoraan ample amount or number : abundance
rankleto cause anger, irritation, or deep bitterness
pillorya device formerly used for publicly punishing offenders consisting of a wooden frame with holes in which the head and hands can be locked