GRE Word List

ABYSMAL

bottomless

The meaning of the word abysmal is bottomless.

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WordMeaning
wiltloose freshness; droop
obliviousinattentive or unmindful; unaware; wholly absorbed; forgetful(having the habit of forgetting)
aspireseek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
dingy(of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
distillrefine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
perpetuatemake perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity
poseurperson who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
perfunctorydone routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
ecosystemecological community together with its environment
intriguemake secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair