GRE Word List

CONSTITUTION

constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions

The meaning of the word constitution is constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions.

Random words

WordMeaning
ephemeralshort-lived; fleeting
asceticpracticing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
historicimportant in history; Ex. historic battle
hirelingone who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
contrabandillegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
righteousmorally upright; just
computereckon; calculate
pendingnot yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
upshotoutcome; final result
salutarytending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health