GRE Word List

BENEVOLENT

generous; charitable; having a wish to do good

The meaning of the word benevolent is generous; charitable; having a wish to do good.

Random words

WordMeaning
animatedlively; spirited
knelltolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
salubrioushealthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
repertoirelist of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
miniaturesmall model; small painting; ADJ: small
surmiseguess; N.
affirmationpositive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
cardinalchief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
flicklight stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
fortestrong point or special talent in a person's character