GRE Word List

DOGGED

determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean

The meaning of the word dogged is determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean.

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WordMeaning
reconditeabstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
coincidencethe chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
pinchsqueeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
bulliongold and silver in the form of bars
voraciousravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
quadrupedfour-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
stigmatoken of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
garnergather; store up; amass
frustratethwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
superficialof the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge