GRE Word List

DELUSIVE

deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises

The meaning of the word delusive is deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises.

Random words

WordMeaning
contortionstwistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
stoopbend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
supererogatorysuperfluous; more than needed or demanded
parasiteanimal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
mercurialcapricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
gamelyin a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
nebuladiffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy
precipicecliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
foistinsert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
perennialsomething long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring