GRE Word List

COUNTERPART

thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system

The meaning of the word counterpart is thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system.

Random words

WordMeaning
elaborationaddition of details; intricacy
abject(of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
problematiccausing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
dwindleshrink; reduce gradually
fabricatebuild; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
bastionstronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
forsakedesert; abandon; renounce
prosodyart of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
conundrumriddle; difficult problem
bucolicrustic; pastoral