GRE Word List

ENIGMA

puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling

The meaning of the word enigma is puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling.

Random words

WordMeaning
jurisdictionright and power to apply the law; authority
fraudulentcheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
tycoonwealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
circumlocutionindirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
vergeborder; edge, rim, or margin; Ex. on the verge of: very near to; V: border on
trickleflow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
egressexit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
oafstupid awkward person; CF. elf
viscidadhesive; gluey
obviatemake unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need