GRE Word List

EXPLETIVE

meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word

The meaning of the word expletive is meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word.

Random words

WordMeaning
suffocatedie or kill from lack of air; suppress
execrablevery bad; detestable
correlationmutual relationship
mandateorder; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
prelatechurch dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
orientget one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
decollete(of a dress) having a low-cut neckline; CF. decolletage: low neckline (on a dress)
debauchcorrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
seineseine net; net for catching fish
flitfly; fly or move lightly or quickly; dart lightly; pass swiftly by; Ex. a bee flitting from flower to flower