GRE Word List


lacking something needed or desirable

The meaning of the word destitute is lacking something needed or desirable.

Random words

upbraidto criticize severely : find fault with
contusioninjury to tissue usually without laceration : bruise
carafea bottle with a flaring lip used to hold beverages and especially wine
vibrantpulsating with life, vigor, or activity
constitutionthe basic principles and laws of a nation, state, or social group that determine the powers and duties of the government and guarantee certain rights to the people in it
pursea small bag for money
prologuethe preface or introduction to a literary work
contentiouslikely to cause disagreement or argument
castigationto subject to severe punishment, reproof, or criticism