GRE Word List

CENTRIFUGAL

radiating; departing from the center

The meaning of the word centrifugal is radiating; departing from the center.

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WordMeaning
concentrichaving a common center
benignkindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
bucolicrustic; pastoral
imputeattribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
colossalhuge
ventilateadmit fresh air into to replace stale air
roterepetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
nauseafeeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
inveigledeceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
apocryphal(of a story) widely believed but untrue