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
sluggardlazy person
piecemealone part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
integralcomplete; necessary for completeness; Ex. integral part
delugeflood; rush; V.
supplicatepetition humbly; pray to grant a favor
sentimentalswayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
quirksudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
exchequertreasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
concessionan act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
auspiciousfavoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices