GRE Word List

BEHOOVE

be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.

The meaning of the word behoove is be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do..

Random words

WordMeaning
disportamuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
bastionstronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
rivetingholding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
punitivepunishing; Ex. punitive measures
salaciouslascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
magniloquentboastful; pompous
gossamersheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
connubialpertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
precisabstract; concise summing up of main points; concise summary of a text
pillageplunder