GRE Word List


lacking in smoothness or dexterity : clumsy

The meaning of the word ungainly is lacking in smoothness or dexterity : clumsy.

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teneta principle, belief, or doctrine generally held to be true
ingenuousshowing innocent or childlike simplicity and candidness
indignityan act that offends against a person's dignity or self-respect : insult
insouciantlighthearted unconcern : nonchalance
sextantan instrument for measuring angular distances used especially in navigation to observe altitudes of celestial bodies (as in ascertaining latitude and longitude)
perceptiveresponsive to sensory stimuli : discerning
consistencyagreement or harmony of parts or features to one another or a whole : correspondence
entreethe act or manner of entering : entrance
qualifiedfitted (as by training or experience) for a given purpose : competent
adventthe period beginning four Sundays before Christmas and observed by some Christians as a season of prayer and fasting