GRE Word List

ENIGMA

something hard to understand or explain

The meaning of the word enigma is something hard to understand or explain.

Random words

WordMeaning
unsavoryinsipid
bleakexposed and barren and often windswept
tritehackneyed or boring from much use : not fresh or original
perjurythe voluntary violation of an oath or vow either by swearing to what is untrue or by omission to do what has been promised under oath : false swearing
palimpsestwriting material (such as a parchment or tablet) used one or more times after earlier writing has been erased
pivotalof, relating to, or constituting a pivot
filchto steal secretly or casually
inclementlacking mildness: such as
thriftygiven to or marked by economy and good management
archetypethe original pattern or model of which all things of the same type are representations or copies : prototype