GRE Word List

CAUSAL

implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality

The meaning of the word causal is implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality.

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WordMeaning
libidopsychic and emotional energy or urges behind human activity; sexual desire
rationalizemake rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
stellarpertaining to the stars; of a star performer; outstanding; Ex. stellar attraction of the entire performance
wangleachieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
perspicuous(of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
morbidgiven to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
herpetologistone who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
droopbend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
imperativeabsolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
undertakerfuneral director; one whose business is to arrange burials