GRE Word List


neat; skillful

The meaning of the word deft is neat; skillful.

Random words

dallytrifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
corrodedestroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
ovationenthusiastic applause
slipshodslovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
entranceput under a spell(condition caused by magical power); carry away(fill with strong feeling) with emotion; put into a trance; fill with delight
conclusivedecisive; ending all debate
inchoate(of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
depredationplundering; destruction
prevalentwidespread; generally accepted
charycautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold