GRE Word List

EXECUTIVE

person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing

The meaning of the word executive is person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing.

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WordMeaning
stupefystun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
taciturnhabitually silent; talking little
flotsamdrifting wreckage
scufflestruggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
jocundmerry
prelatechurch dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
obtrudepush (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
stinkstench; V: emit a strong foul odor
illuminatebrighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
derogatoryexpressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage