GRE Word List

UNDERHAND

done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)

The meaning of the word underhand is done slyly and secretly (being dishonest).

Random words

WordMeaning
illusoryillusive; deceptive; not real
pretextexcuse
contextwritings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
emaciatedthin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
coherestick together
substantiatesupport (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
demeanorbehavior; bearing
shambles(place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
paucityscarcity; dearth
crochetmake (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet