GRE Word List


something made up or contrived

The meaning of the word figment is something made up or contrived.

Random words

despoilto strip of belongings, possessions, or value : pillage
crestfallenhaving a drooping crest or hanging head
misapprehensionto apprehend wrongly : misunderstand
impassea predicament affording no obvious escape
excoriateto wear off the skin of : abrade
gamutthe whole series of recognized musical notes
counterpartone of two corresponding copies of a legal instrument : duplicate
execrabledeserving to be execrated : detestable
heterodoxcontrary to or different from an acknowledged standard, a traditional form, or an established religion : unorthodox
expungeto strike out, obliterate, or mark for deletion