GRE Word List


coarsely insulting; physically harmful

The meaning of the word abusive is coarsely insulting; physically harmful.

Random words

unseemlyunbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
abhordetest; hate
juncturecrisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
haphazardrandom; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
variegated(esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
linguisticpertaining to language
stinkstench; V: emit a strong foul odor
exactingextremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
permeablethat can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge