GRE Word List

ATTENTIVE

alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration

The meaning of the word attentive is alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration.

Random words

WordMeaning
martinetstrict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
satiatesatisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
morbidgiven to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
ascertainfind out for certain; make certain
novastar that suddenly becomes much brighter and then returns to its original brightness
plasticityability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
felicitous(of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
cozencheat; hoodwink; swindle
militatework against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
stipendpay for services