GRE Word List

ANALOGY

similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things

The meaning of the word analogy is similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things.

Random words

WordMeaning
prolixitytedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
enigmapuzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling
lullmoment of calm; period of reduced activity; Ex. a lull in the rain; V: cause to become less active; cause to sleep or rest; Ex. lull the opponents into a false sense of security; CF. lullaby
galleonlarge three-masted sailing ship
ancillaryserving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
decadencedecay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
pretextexcuse
shirkavoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
listlesslacking in spirit or energy; languid
vertexsummit; highest point; PL. vertices