GRE Word List

CONCLAVE

private secret meeting

The meaning of the word conclave is private secret meeting.

Random words

WordMeaning
punctiliousminutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
armadafleet of warships
riddlepierce with holes; permeate or spread throughout; Ex. The gunman riddled the car with bullets; Ex. The whole report is riddled with errors; N. large sieve (separating earth from stone)
corpulentvery fat; N. corpulence
spatialrelating to space
intractableunruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
methodicalsystematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure
feignpretend
superannuatedretired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
mnemonicpertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid