GRE Word List

COMPOUND

combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex

The meaning of the word compound is combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex.

Random words

WordMeaning
aproposwith reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
ascendancycontrolling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
rebuffreject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
nefariousvery wicked
dismantletake apart; disassemble
interminableendless
incitearouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
quintessencepurest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
outrageact of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
indicativesuggestive; implying; serving to indicate