GRE Word List

BENIGN

kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor

The meaning of the word benign is kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor.

Random words

WordMeaning
subsidesink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
testyirritable; impatient and bad-tempered; short-tempered; N. testiness
omnivorouseating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
squeamisheasily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
resplendentbrilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
perennialsomething long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
outrageact of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
confidanttrusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
broachintroduce as a subject; moot; open up
scrimmagedisorderly fight between two or more people