GRE Word List

COGENT

convincing

The meaning of the word cogent is convincing.

Random words

WordMeaning
tiradelong angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
sublimecausing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
adagewise saying; proverb
quixoticidealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
discourseserious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
disquietudeuneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
glaring(of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
forerunnerpredecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
slipshodslovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
padrechaplain (in the armed forces)