GRE Word List

ADVENTITIOUS

coming from another source and not inherent or innate

The meaning of the word adventitious is coming from another source and not inherent or innate.

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WordMeaning
congruentcongruous
psychicof or relating to the psyche : psychogenic
tricksterone who tricks: such as
catalysta substance that enables a chemical reaction to proceed at a usually faster rate or under different conditions (as at a lower temperature) than otherwise possible
enmitypositive, active, and typically mutual hatred or ill will
striatedmarked with striations or striae
museto become absorbed in thought
esotericdesigned for or understood by the specially initiated alone
ventureto proceed especially in the face of danger
cholericeasily moved to often unreasonable or excessive anger : hot-tempered