GRE Word List


detestable; extremely unpleasant

The meaning of the word abominable is detestable; extremely unpleasant.

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spanglesmall shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
effectuateeffect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
wearytired after long work; V.
seineseine net; net for catching fish
palimpsestparchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
capacitymental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
titlename (of a book, film, etc.); mark of rank; formal appellation as of rank or office (such as Lord or General); right or claim to possession; championship; Ex. title as head of the family; Ex. title to the estate
defoliatedestroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
profounddeep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
etymologystudy of word parts; study of the origins of words