GRE Word List

EMPIRICAL

based on experience

The meaning of the word empirical is based on experience.

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WordMeaning
equivocal(of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
squeamisheasily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
headfirstmoving with the head leading; headlong
impetusmoving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
anticlimaxletdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
parchedextremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
continenceself-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
trektravel; journey; V: make a long difficult journey
yeomanman or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
fluctuatewaver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly