GRE Word List


producing a decided, decisive, or desired effect

The meaning of the word effective is producing a decided, decisive, or desired effect.

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problematicposing a problem : difficult to solve or decide
disquisitiona formal inquiry into or discussion of a subject : discourse
vassala person under the protection of a feudal lord to whom he has vowed homage and fealty : a feudal tenant
vituperativeuttering or given to censure : containing or characterized by verbal abuse
aestheticof, relating to, or dealing with aesthetics or the beautiful
pervertto cause to turn aside or away from what is good or true or morally right : corrupt
skiffany of various small boats
whorla drum-shaped section on the lower part of a spindle in spinning or weaving machinery serving as a pulley for the tape drive that rotates the spindle
transgressionan act, process, or instance of transgressing: such as
dissimulateto hide under a false appearance