GRE Word List

EXACT

demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction

The meaning of the word exact is demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction.

Random words

WordMeaning
requisitenecessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary
opportunetimely; well-chosen
appreciatebe thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
bristleshort stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
aberrationdeviation from the normal; mental disorder
rallycome or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
bewarebe cautious (of)
sinecurewell-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
aboriginalbeing the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
pessimismbelief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic