GRE Word List


tending or intended to cause delay

The meaning of the word dilatory is tending or intended to cause delay.

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parameteran arbitrary constant whose value characterizes a member of a system (such as a family of curves)
blaseapathetic to pleasure or excitement as a result of excessive indulgence or enjoyment : world-weary
recantto withdraw or repudiate (a statement or belief) formally and publicly : renounce
libidinoushaving or marked by lustful desires : lascivious
subsidiaryfurnishing aid or support : auxiliary
plebeiana member of the Roman plebs
fraya usually disorderly or protracted fight, struggle, or dispute
friskto search (a person) for something (such as a concealed weapon) by running the hand rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets
gruesomeinspiring horror or repulsion : grisly
effeteno longer fertile