GRE Word List


(of land) dry; barren; unproductive

The meaning of the word arid is (of land) dry; barren; unproductive.

Random words

embracehug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
limpwalk lamely; ADJ: lacking firmness; weak
fermentationchemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
expletivemeaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
porousfull of pores; like a sieve
malicioushateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
magisterialauthoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
acquittaldeliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
apertureopening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light