GRE Word List

EXPENDITURE

payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy

The meaning of the word expenditure is payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy.

Random words

WordMeaning
avuncularof or like an uncle
communesmall (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
dwindleshrink; reduce gradually
palpitatethrob; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
oracularof an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
outskirtsfringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
nominalin name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
splicejoin together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
oscillatevibrate pendulumlike; waver
swaggerwalk or behave with an over-confident manner