GRE Word List


obviously harmful : damaging

The meaning of the word detrimental is obviously harmful : damaging.

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pendulouspoised without visible support
tutelaryhaving the guardianship of a person or a thing
staminathe bodily or mental capacity to sustain a prolonged stressful effort or activity : endurance
inclineto bend the head or body forward : bow
concatenatelinked together
mammothany of a genus (Mammuthus) of extinct Pleistocene mammals of the elephant family distinguished from recent elephants by highly ridged molars, usually large size, very long tusks that curve upward, and well-developed body hair
surlymenacing or threatening in appearance
reinstateto place again (as in possession or in a former position)
regimenta military unit consisting usually of a number of battalions
instigateto goad or urge forward : provoke