GRE Word List

ADDICTION

compulsive habitual need

The meaning of the word addiction is compulsive habitual need.

Random words

WordMeaning
snubignore or behave coldly toward; Ex. I made a suggestion but she snubbed me; N.
defeatistresigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
delvedig; search deeply; investigate
pluckcourage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
commiseratefeel or express pity or sympathy for
timiditylack of self-confidence or courage
erroneousmistaken; wrong; incorrect
loathedetest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
reputedsupposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
apparitionghost; phantom