GRE Word List


notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking

The meaning of the word egregious is notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking.

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commonplaceordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
surfeitsatiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
invalidone incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
windfallfallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
queryinquiry; question; V.
elusiveevasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
inherentfirmly established by nature or habit; intrinsic
scabbardcase for a sword blade; sheath
climacticrelating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
sonnet14-line poetic verse form with a fixed rhyme pattern