GRE Word List
The meaning of the word underhand is done slyly and secretly (being dishonest).
|illusory||illusive; deceptive; not real|
|context||writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs|
|emaciated||thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)|
|substantiate||support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify|
|shambles||(place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.|
|crochet||make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet|