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.

Random words

WordMeaning
finickytoo particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
impoverishmake poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
emendcorrect (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
discourseserious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
wrongheadedstubbornly wrong
disquietudeuneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
fringedecorative edge of hanging threads; edge
hewcut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
ambivalencethe state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
meleefight