GRE Word List


highly excited; intensely curious

The meaning of the word agog is highly excited; intensely curious.

Random words

hypercriticalexcessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
randomwithout definite purpose, plan, or aim; haphazard; Ex. random shots; Ex. chosen at random
promulgateannounce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
cabalsmall group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
pandemicwidespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
stammerspeak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
freebooterpirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
cardinalchief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
purgeremove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
ominousthreatening; of an evil omen