GRE Word List

UPRIGHT

(sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral

The meaning of the word upright is (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral.

Random words

WordMeaning
auguryomen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
impostureassuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
abbreviateshorten
contumaciousstubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
masonone who builds or works with stone or brick; N. masonry: work of a mason; stonework or brickwork
quandarydilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
scrimmagedisorderly fight between two or more people
commonplaceordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
incrustationhard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
malleable(of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable