GRE Word List

VARNISH

paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.

The meaning of the word varnish is paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V..

Random words

WordMeaning
cognizanceknowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
susceptibleimpressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
expansive(of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
aphasialoss of speech due to injury or illness
quailcower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
gistessence; main point; substance
commodiousspacious and comfortable
forthcominghappening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
appeasepacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
igneousproduced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite