GRE Word List

CUMULATIVE

growing by addition; accumulative

The meaning of the word cumulative is growing by addition; accumulative.

Random words

WordMeaning
putriddecayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
humiddamp; N. humidity
peripateticwalking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
motiftheme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
perversepurposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
coercionuse of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
nooseloop formed in a rope
incapacitatedisable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
galvanizestimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
antecedeprecede