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Glossary of GRE FLASHCARDS (U)

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ubiquitous
being everywhere; omnipresent
ulterior
situated beyond; unstated and often questionable
umbrage
resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult
unaccountable
inexplicable; unreasonable or mysterious
unassailable
not subject to question; not open to attack
unassuaged
unsatisfied; not soothed
unassuming
modest
unbridled
violent
uncanny
strange; mysterious
unconscionable
unscupulous; excessive
uncouth
outlandish; clumsy; boorish
unction
act of anointing with oil
unctuous
oily; bland; insincerely suave
undulating
moving with a wavelike motion
unequivocal
plain; obvious
unexceptionable
not offering any basis for criticism; entirely acceptable
unfaltering
steadfast
unfettered
liberated; freed from chains
unfledged
immature
unfrock
strip a priest or minister of church authority
ungainly
awkward; clumsy; unwieldy
unguent
ointment
unilateral
one-sided
unimpeachable
blameless and exemplary
unmitigated
unrelieved or immoderate; absolute
unobtrusive
inconspicuous; not blatant
unprecedented
novel; unparalleled
unprepossessing
unattractive
unsightly
ugly
untenable
indefensible; not able to be maintained
untoward
unfortunate or unlucky; adverse; unexpected
untrammeled
without limits or restrictions; unrestrained
unwieldy
awkward; cumbersome; unmanageable
unwonted
unaccustomed
upbraid
severely scold; reprimand
uproarious
marked by commotion; extremely funny; very noisy
upshot
outcome
urchin
mischievous child (usually a boy)
ursine
bearlike; pertaining to a bear
usury
lending money at illegal rates of interest
uxorious
excessively devoted to one's wife

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