GRE Word List


funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials

The meaning of the word undertaker is funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials.

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dissimulatepretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
pummelpommel; beat or pound with fists
fitfulspasmodic; intermittent; irregular
mischanceill luck
exudeflow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
harborgive protection (by giving food and shelter); provide a refuge for; hide; keep in mind (thoughts or feelings); Ex. harbor a grudge/criminal; N: place of shelter; refuge
animadversioncritical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
subsistenceexistence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
stiltedbombastic; stiffly pompous; Ex. stilted rhetoric; CF. stiff: formal
tattertorn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes