GRE Word List

DISTINCTIVE

clearly different from others of the same kind

The meaning of the word distinctive is clearly different from others of the same kind.

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WordMeaning
demographicrelated to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
queerstrange; eccentric; deviating from the normal
titularof a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
bellicosewarlike
incantationsinging or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
tarantulavenomous spider
pestilentialcausing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
calloushardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
engagingcharming; attractive
affableeasily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly