GRE Word List

CONTRIVED

having an unnatural or false appearance or quality : artificial

The meaning of the word contrived is having an unnatural or false appearance or quality : artificial.

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energizeto make energetic, vigorous, or active
pristinebelonging to the earliest period or state : original
exhilaratingcausing strong feelings of happy excitement and elation : thrilling
ramparta protective barrier : bulwark
crassgross
fulsomecharacterized by abundance : copious
germa small mass of living substance capable of developing into an organism or one of its parts
occidentwest
scenarioan outline or synopsis of a play
egotisticalcharacterized by egotism : having, showing, or arising from an exaggerated sense of self-importance