GRE Word List

CLIQUE

small exclusive group of people

The meaning of the word clique is small exclusive group of people.

Random words

WordMeaning
self-righteoussure of one's own righteousness; moralistic
temporalof time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
psychopathicpertaining to mental dearrangement; N. psychopath: person with an antisocial personality disorder
grandioseaffectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
interjectionexclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
contrivedunnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
importsignificance; importance; meaning
pinchsqueeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
parsimonystinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
dexterousskillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity