GRE Word List

EXTRINSIC

external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic

The meaning of the word extrinsic is external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic.

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WordMeaning
vouchgive a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
sacrilegiousdesecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
adjoinbe next to
gratuitousgiven freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
onomatopoeiawords formed in imitation of natural sounds
transcendentexceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
vigoractive strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
kneadmix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
infernalpertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
magniloquentboastful; pompous