GRE Word List


untarnished; CF. sully

The meaning of the word unsullied is untarnished; CF. sully.

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tippledrink (alcoholic beverages) frequently; N: alcoholic drink
refurbishrenovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
excoriatescold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
wither(of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
soarrise or fly high in the air; Ex. The rocket soared into the sky.
poseurperson who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
lineamentsfeatures especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
nirvanain Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
facileeasily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility