GRE Word List

COMPILE

assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary

The meaning of the word compile is assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary.

Random words

WordMeaning
corrugatedwrinkled; ridged
nutritiousproviding nourishment
penfenced enclosure for animals; confining space; Ex. sheep pen; V: confine in a pen; enclose
cowterrorize; intimidate
volatilechangeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
odoriferousgiving off an odor
pendanthanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
perennialsomething long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
spendthriftsomeone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
speechlessunable for the moment to speak (because of strong feeling); Ex. speechless with anger