GRE Word List

DELETERIOUS

harmful

The meaning of the word deleterious is harmful.

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WordMeaning
lolllounge about
recourseresorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
maudlineffusively sentimental
granarystorehouse for grain
schismdivision into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
derelictionneglect of duty; abandonment
riddlepierce with holes; permeate or spread throughout; Ex. The gunman riddled the car with bullets; Ex. The whole report is riddled with errors; N. large sieve (separating earth from stone)
lexicographercompiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
annalsrecords arranged in yearly parts; history
atrocitybrutal deed; ADJ. atrocious