GRE Word List


fastidious; finicky; easily upset

The meaning of the word fussy is fastidious; finicky; easily upset.

Random words

nuptialrelated to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
nauseafeeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
affluenceabundance; wealth
tactfulcareful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
malignanttending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
plumbexactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
gobbleeat very quickly
qualmsuneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
filingparticle removed by a file
carapaceshell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)