GRE Word List


small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of

The meaning of the word whit is small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of.

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earthlyof this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
consummatecomplete; V.
primproper to the point of affectation; very precise and formal; exceedingly proper
slinkmove furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
phariseePharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
haunt(of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
wrenchtwist; pull; strain; Ex. He wrenched the gun out of her hands.
congealfreeze; coagulate
unsavorydistasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
polaritystate of having two opposite qualities