GRE Word List


happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory

The meaning of the word eventual is happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory.

Random words

lotterycontest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
appropriateacquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
rasp(of a sound) grate on (eg. nerves); make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; rub with something rough; Ex. The cat's tongue rasped my hand.
cohortsgroup of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
unfrockdefrock; strip a priest or minister of church authority
chalicegoblet; consecrated cup
nominalin name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
edificebuilding (of imposing size)
daubsmear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
gustoeager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm