GRE Word List

ELUSIVE

evasive; 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.

The meaning of the word elusive is evasive; 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..

Random words

WordMeaning
sagaScandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
wispsmall bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
amorphousformless; lacking shape or definition
madrigalpastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
parsimonystinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
cumbersomeheavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
exposepublic revelation of something discreditable
severseparate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
incrementincrease
concurrenthappening at the same time; in agreement