GRE Word List

DOSSIER

file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back

The meaning of the word dossier is file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back.

Random words

WordMeaning
haphazardrandom; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
resourcefulclever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
truculenceaggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
dilemmasituation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
vituperativeabusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
pastesmooth viscous mixture as of flour(powder made by crushing grain) and water (used as an adhesive); V: cause to adhere by applying paste
swaggerwalk or behave with an over-confident manner
suspensestate of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
satellitesmall body revolving around a larger one
polemicattack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy