GRE Word List

COVETOUS

avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)

The meaning of the word covetous is avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions).

Random words

WordMeaning
conjurecause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
chroniclereport; record (in chronological order)
enterprisingfull of initiative; showing enterprise
limpwalk lamely; ADJ: lacking firmness; weak
xenophobiafear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
minionservile dependent; obsequious follower
debasedegrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
tightwadmiser; excessively frugal person
blightedsuffering from a disease; destroyed
dotebe excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline