GRE Word List

VERBOSE

containing more words than necessary : wordy

The meaning of the word verbose is containing more words than necessary : wordy.

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profaneto treat (something sacred) with abuse, irreverence, or contempt : desecrate
yokea wooden bar or frame by which two draft animals (such as oxen) are joined at the heads or necks for working together
disquisitiona formal inquiry into or discussion of a subject : discourse
humilityfreedom from pride or arrogance : the quality or state of being humble
renovateto restore to a former better state (as by cleaning, repairing, or rebuilding)
maimto mutilate, disfigure, or wound seriously
scurvya disease caused by a lack of vitamin C and characterized by spongy gums, loosening of the teeth, and a bleeding into the skin and mucous membranes
indignationanger aroused by something unjust, unworthy, or mean
engagedinvolved in activity : occupied
confiscateappropriated by the government : forfeited