GRE Word List

FILTH

dirty matter; ADJ. filthy

The meaning of the word filth is dirty matter; ADJ. filthy.

Random words

WordMeaning
postulateself-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
quintessencepurest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
scada great quantity; Ex. scads of clothes
exaltraise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
auxiliaryoffering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
suturestitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
conformityharmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
civilhaving to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
hoverhang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
restiveimpatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'