GRE Word List


existing at birth

The meaning of the word congenital is existing at birth.

Random words

insidioustreacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
vaporizeturn into vapor (steam, gas, fog, etc.)
orificemouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
apextip; summit; climax; highest point
sublimaterefine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
agilitynimbleness; ability to move quickly
fidelityloyalty; accuracy
aspirantseeker after position or status
buffetstrike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
emendcorrect (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement