GRE Word List



The meaning of the word certitude is certainty.

Random words

brittlehard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
fancifulwhimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
tantrumfit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
imperiousdomineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
bulksize or volume (esp. when very large); main part; Ex. The bulk of the work has already been done; ADJ. bulky: having great size
misnomerwrong or improper name; incorrect designation
opprobriuminfamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
buffetstrike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
arteryblood-vessel; CF. vein
retiringshy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality