GRE Word List

BENEFIT

advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits

The meaning of the word benefit is advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits.

Random words

WordMeaning
plaintiveexpressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
tensilecapable of being stretched; of tension; Ex. tensile rubber
forensicsuitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
soporificsleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
arbitraryunreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler
baitharass; tease; torment; Ex. badger baiting; N: food or other lure used to catch fish or trap animals
haphazardrandom; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
nascentincipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
pungentstinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
monarchygovernment under a single ruler