GRE Word List

ENTERPRISE

willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat

The meaning of the word enterprise is willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat.

Random words

WordMeaning
loiterhang about/around; stand idly about; linger
perspicuous(of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
institutionalizemake into an institution; put or confine in an institution
serendipitygift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
onslaughtvicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
deliberateconsider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
foreshadowgive an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
waylayambush; lie in wait for and attack
controvertoppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
flailbeat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle