GRE Word List

BUREAUCRACY

overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic

The meaning of the word bureaucracy is overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic.

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WordMeaning
ferretdrive or hunt out of hiding; hunt with ferrets; drive out (as from a hiding place); expel; uncover or discover by searching; Ex. ferret out the secret; N. small fierce animal which catches rats and rabbits by going into their holes
vivisectionact of dissecting living animals
renegadedeserter; traitor; ADJ.
perforatepierce; put a hole through
improprietyimproperness; unsuitableness
blurtutter impulsively from nervousness or excitement
subservientbehaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
flukeunlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
jovialgood-natured; merry; cheerful
figmentinvention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination