GRE Word List

CREDENTIAL

evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.

The meaning of the word credential is evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court..

Random words

WordMeaning
stenchstrong foul odor; reek; stink
pellucidtransparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
nefariousvery wicked
docileobedient; easily managed; submissive
cynicalskeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
paranoiapsychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
outcastone that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
recitalact of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
compoundcombine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
declivitydownward slope