GRE Word List

ABJECT

(of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology

The meaning of the word abject is (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology.

Random words

WordMeaning
aquilinecurved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
anthemsong of praise or patriotism; Ex. national anthem
slavishof or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
haltinghesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
cartographermap-maker
dilateexpand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
helmsteering wheel of a ship; position of control
decapitatebehead
kneelgo down on one's knee(s)
quixoticidealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote