GRE Word List

CORROSIVE

eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce

The meaning of the word corrosive is eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce.

Random words

WordMeaning
vendettablood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
clientelebody of customers
vigilanteone who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
selectivecareful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
explicittotally clear; definite; outspoken
impenitentnot repentant
mutterutter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
migrantchanging its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
docketprogram as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
impecuniouswithout money