GRE Word List

BADGER

pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal

The meaning of the word badger is pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal.

Random words

WordMeaning
aberrationdeviation from the normal; mental disorder
hackneyedcommonplace; trite
thermalpertaining to heat; producing heat; warm; Ex. thermal bath; N: rising current of warm air
warptwist out of shape; N.
asceticpracticing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
erroneousmistaken; wrong; incorrect
philateliststamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
invokecall and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
coalescecombine; fuse; N. coalescence
orthographycorrect spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics