GRE Word List

ADVERSE

going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile

The meaning of the word adverse is going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile.

Random words

WordMeaning
protegeperson receiving protection and support from a patron
franticwild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
sallow(of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
helmsteering wheel of a ship; position of control
convenecome together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
windfallfallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
beratescold strongly
treatisearticle treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
forthcominghappening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
emolumentsalary; payment for an office; compensation