GRE Word List

COMPLEMENTARY

serving to complete something

The meaning of the word complementary is serving to complete something.

Random words

WordMeaning
pertinentsuitable; to the point; relevant
apogeehighest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
lexicographercompiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
devoutpious; deeply religious; sincere; earnest; Ex. my devout hope
genialitycheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
zephyrgentle breeze; west wind
commemoratehonor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
confoundconfuse; puzzle
mirthmerriment; laughter
premonitoryserving to warn