GRE Word List

CONSCIENTIOUS

scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker

The meaning of the word conscientious is scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker.

Random words

WordMeaning
citequote; commend; Ex. cited for bravery in an official record
nipsnip off; stop something's growth or development; bite; make numb with cold; Ex. nip the plan; Ex. A guard dog nipped the postman; Ex. fingers nipped by the extreme chill
willowyflexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
rubrictitle or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
perspicuous(of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
wringtwist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
avalanchegreat mass of falling snow and ice
discomposedisturb the composure of; confuse
frigidintensely cold; cold in manner; Ex. frigid zone
abhordetest; hate