GRE Word List

WINCE

move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.

The meaning of the word wince is move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body..

Random words

WordMeaning
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casualhappening by chance; irregular; occasional; informal; showing or feeling little interest; Ex. casual reader/labor/remark
compromiseadjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
legato(of music) played smoothly
verbosewordy; N. verbosity
skinflintmiser; stingy person
epilogueshort speech at conclusion of dramatic work
stragglestray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
unfalteringsteadfast; firm; not changing
sanctimoniousdisplaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety