GRE Word List


modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner

The meaning of the word unassuming is modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner.

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nondescriptundistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
incarnationact of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
proteanable to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
buffoonstupid person; clown
kleptomaniacperson who has a compulsive desire to steal
florescencecondition or period of flowering
slaphit quickly with the flat part of the hand; N. CF. smack
precociousadvanced in development; N. precocity
mirageunreal reflection; optical illusion
astronomicalenormously large or extensive