GRE Word List

ACUITY

sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)

The meaning of the word acuity is sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing).

Random words

WordMeaning
nigglespend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
tossthrow lightly; move or lift (the head) with a sudden motion; flip (a coin) to decide something
imperceptibleunnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
unbridledviolent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
colossalhuge
progenychildren; offspring; descendants
intelligentsiaintellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
protuberanceprotrusion; swelling; bulge
hailfrozen rain drop; V: salute or greet; precipitate hail
dwindleshrink; reduce gradually