GRE Word List

BASE

contemptible; morally bad; inferior in value or quality; Ex. base motives/conduct; Ex. base metal such as iron

The meaning of the word base is contemptible; morally bad; inferior in value or quality; Ex. base motives/conduct; Ex. base metal such as iron.

Random words

WordMeaning
tacitunderstood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
misconductimmoral behavior; bad management; V.
plenary(of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
careenlurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
ransacksearch thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
pinnacesmall boat
belligerentquarrelsome
existentialpertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
incommodiousnot spacious; inconvenient
facileeasily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility