GRE Word List

CONVERSANT

familiar with; having knowledge of

The meaning of the word conversant is familiar with; having knowledge of.

Random words

WordMeaning
physiognomyface (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
smearspread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
sanctionapprove; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
filthdirty matter; ADJ. filthy
militatework against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
pronounceddistinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
smatteringslight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
encompasssurround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
stumpbase of a tree trunk left after the rest has been cut down; V: walk in a heavy manner; baffle; puzzle
ineptunsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate