GRE Word List


annoy; distress

The meaning of the word vex is annoy; distress.

Random words

dabblework at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
debunkexpose as false, exaggerated, worthless, etc.; ridicule
representationalshowing things as they actually appear in real life
vindictivedisposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
nauseatecause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
colossusgigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
rebuttalrefutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
multilingualhaving many languages; fluent in several languages
forswearrenounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
introspectivelooking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination