GRE Word List

ACME

peak; pinnacle; highest point

The meaning of the word acme is peak; pinnacle; highest point.

Random words

WordMeaning
ingraineddeeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
impenetrablenot able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
decollete(of a dress) having a low-cut neckline; CF. decolletage: low neckline (on a dress)
microcosmsmall representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
forumpublic square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion; court of law
predatorpredatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
cataractgreat waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
itineraryplan of a trip; record of a trip
takeoffburlesque; act of leaving the ground
stoliddull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected