GRE Word List


shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady

The meaning of the word wizened is shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady.

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fawningcourting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
connubialpertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
expeditehasten; make go faster
misnomerwrong or improper name; incorrect designation
dissembledisguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
proverbadage; someone or something well known for notoriety; ADJ. proverbial: of a proverb; widely known; ADV. proverbially
distorttwist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
ironicexpressing irony; occurring in an unexpected and contrary manner
satireform of literature in which irony, sarcasm, and ridicule are employed to attack human vice and folly