GRE Word List

DICHOTOMY

division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)

The meaning of the word dichotomy is division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones).

Random words

WordMeaning
enormityhugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
threshbeat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
problematiccausing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
haughtinesspride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
connivancepretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
unearthlynot earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly
nondescriptundistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
pragmaticpractical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
eschewavoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
embargoban on commerce or other activity