GRE Word List

DETRIMENTAL

harmful; damaging; N. detriment

The meaning of the word detrimental is harmful; damaging; N. detriment.

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WordMeaning
putrefymake or become putrid; N. putrefaction
adversaryopponent; enemy
carefreefree from worries; having no problems
antisepticsubstance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
despiselook on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
saboteurone who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
somaticpertaining to the body; bodily; physical
inhibitrestrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
nauseatecause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
sustainsuffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners