GRE Word List


useless; hopeless; ineffectual

The meaning of the word futile is useless; hopeless; ineffectual.

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physiognomyface (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
compromiseadjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
egressexit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
disabusecorrect a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
exchequertreasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
kneadmix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
gerontologystudy of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
imbuesaturate(soak thoroughly); fill; Ex. imbue someone with feelings
deltaflat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river