GRE Word List

ABSTRACT

theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational

The meaning of the word abstract is theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational.

Random words

WordMeaning
misnomerwrong or improper name; incorrect designation
staccatoplayed in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
sledgelarge sled drawn by work animals
dissertationformal essay; treatise
imperceptibleunnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
lexicographercompiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
indulgenthumoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence
amenableobedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
expatriateexile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
expungecancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase