GRE Word List


having a pale or sickly color; pallid

The meaning of the word wan is having a pale or sickly color; pallid.

Random words

profusiongreat amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
percussionstriking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
irrefutableindisputable; incontrovertible; undeniable
scrapsleftover food
obsoleteoutmoded; no longer used
implicateincriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
threadbareworn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
functionaryofficial (who performs a particular function)
titularof a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company