GRE Word List

TURNCOAT

traitor

The meaning of the word turncoat is traitor.

Random words

WordMeaning
cataclysmdeluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
haughtinesspride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
salubrioushealthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
bentdetermined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
pessimismbelief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
egressexit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
baneposion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
colanderutensil with perforated bottom used for straining
expedientsuitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
arablefit for growing crops; Ex. arable land