Sunday, July 11, 2010

GRE Word Pictures W - 5 to 10

6. wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. Shewinced as she touched the cold body

7. winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing;separate good parts from bad;

8. winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious;engaging

9. woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction;suffering; Ex. financial woes

10. wont - (the stated person’s) habit or custom; habitualprocedure; ADJ. wonted: customarye.g. Biting nails is a bad wont.

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