GRE Word List

EXPEDIENT

suitable for achieving a particular end in a given circumstance

The meaning of the word expedient is suitable for achieving a particular end in a given circumstance.

Random words

WordMeaning
floridvery flowery in style : ornate
dina loud continued noise
thrashto beat soundly with or as if with a stick or whip : flog
facsimilean exact copy
floutto treat with contemptuous disregard : scorn
docketa brief written summary of a document : abstract
coteriean intimate and often exclusive group of persons with a unifying common interest or purpose
stanzaa division of a poem consisting of a series of lines arranged together in a usually recurring pattern of meter and rhyme : strophe
conveneto come together in a body
arbitrateto act as arbiter upon (a disputed question) : to settle (a dispute between two people or groups) after hearing the arguments and opinions of both