GRE Word List

COMPENDIUM

brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious

The meaning of the word compendium is brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious.

Random words

WordMeaning
sheatheplace into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
misapprehensionerror; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
ecclesiasticecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman
sovereigntycomplete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
dissipatesquander; waste foolishly; scatter
actuatemotivate; activate; cause to act
invulnerableincapable of injury; impossible to damage or injure
undermineweaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
viscous(of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
affableeasily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly