GRE Word List

ADVERSE

acting against or in a contrary direction : hostile

The meaning of the word adverse is acting against or in a contrary direction : hostile.

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WordMeaning
exemplifyto show or illustrate by example
incrustationa crust or hard coating
inquisitorone who inquires or makes inquisition
purportto have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming (something implied or inferred)
salaciousarousing or appealing to sexual desire or imagination
dulltedious
thriveto grow vigorously : flourish
indicativeserving to indicate
taperto become progressively smaller toward one end
consensusgeneral agreement : unanimity