GRE Word List


charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging

The meaning of the word winsome is charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging.

Random words

titlename (of a book, film, etc.); mark of rank; formal appellation as of rank or office (such as Lord or General); right or claim to possession; championship; Ex. title as head of the family; Ex. title to the estate
volatilechangeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
lanklong and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
bentdetermined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
temperatemoderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
grudgedeep feeling of dislike; Ex. grudge fight; V.
gauntlean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
pretendfeign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
manipulateoperate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
porridgesoft food made by boiling oatmeal