GRE Word List

DIVERSE

differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance

The meaning of the word diverse is differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance.

Random words

WordMeaning
reverentrespectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
vortexwhirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
appalldismay; shock deeply
ingenuousnaive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
infallibleunerring; never making mistakes
impugndispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
incrustationhard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
purgatoryplace of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
bloated(unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
luminousshining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs