GRE Word List

DIURNAL

active chiefly in the daytime

The meaning of the word diurnal is active chiefly in the daytime.

Random words

WordMeaning
carnivoroussubsisting or feeding on animal tissues
spatulaa flat thin implement used especially for spreading or mixing soft substances, scooping, or lifting
apoplexystroke
impotentnot potent : lacking in power, strength, or vigor : helpless
vernalof, relating to, or occurring in the spring
infernalof or relating to a nether world of the dead
hegemonypreponderant influence or authority over others : domination
leasha line for leading or restraining an animal
truisman undoubted or self-evident truth
eugenicrelating to or fitted for the production of good offspring