GRE Word List

DEMENTED

insane

The meaning of the word demented is insane.

Random words

WordMeaning
expoundexplain
moribunddying; at the point of death; CF. death
lowmoo; make the sound of a cow
scapegoatsomeone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
gavelhammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
turmoilextreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
gesticulationmotion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
patheticcausing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
quicksilvermercury
prohibitiveso high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax