GRE Word List

WRETCH

miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile

The meaning of the word wretch is miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile.

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WordMeaning
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vigoractive strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
factionparty; clique (within a large group); dissension
draftfirst rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
shrewscolding woman; very small mouselike animal
glazecover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
emollientsoothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
pinchsqueeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
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orgywild drunken revelry; unrestrained indulgence in an activity; Ex. orgy of shopping