GRE Word List


enormously large or extensive

The meaning of the word astronomical is enormously large or extensive.

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expurgateclean; remove offensive parts of a book
hibernatesleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
satyrhalf-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
vitreousof glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
inordinatebeyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
profligatewasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
ligneouslike wood
insolventbankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
bohemianunconventional (in an artistic way)