GRE Word List

COMPULSIVE

resulting from compulsion

The meaning of the word compulsive is resulting from compulsion.

Random words

WordMeaning
quislingtraitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
slackmoving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
enjoincommand; order; forbid
liquidatesettle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
conformityharmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
casualtyserious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
evocativetending to call up (emotions, memories)
innuendoindirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
dripfall or let fall in drops; shed drops; N: action or sound of falling in drops; liquid that falls in drops
heinousatrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime