GRE Word List


reprimand; severely scold

The meaning of the word upbraid is reprimand; severely scold.

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glibfluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick
infantilechildish; infantlike
discomposedisturb the composure of; confuse
elixircure-all; panacea; something invigorating
vaingloriousboastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
lingerloiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
siderealrelating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
surfeitsatiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
rileirritate; vex; muddy
pervertcorrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural