GRE Word List

EARN

gain for the performance of service or labor; gain (something that one deserves); deserve

The meaning of the word earn is gain for the performance of service or labor; gain (something that one deserves); deserve.

Random words

WordMeaning
lagmove or develop more slowly; straggle; Ex. lag behind the rest; N.
natalconnected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
propoundput forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
idiomexpression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
verisimilitudeappearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
rummageransack; thoroughly search
antagonismhostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
insurmountableoverwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
squalorcondition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
exorbitant(of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds