GRE Word List


strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack

The meaning of the word uncanny is strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack.

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chafewarm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
disabusecorrect a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
emollientsoothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
isotopevarying from of an element
repulsiondistaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
sparsenot thick; thinly scattered; scanty
plumagefeathers of a bird;
avengetake vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
bolstersupport; reinforce
exaltraise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation