GRE Word List


serving no useful purpose : completely ineffective

The meaning of the word futile is serving no useful purpose : completely ineffective.

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bewareto be on one's guard
plummetto fall perpendicularly
queasycausing nausea
quibbleto evade the point of an argument by caviling about words
gamutthe whole series of recognized musical notes
murkycharacterized by a heavy dimness or obscurity caused by or like that caused by overhanging fog or smoke
remittancea sum of money remitted
derelictabandoned especially by the owner or occupant
endearmenta word or an act (such as a caress) expressing affection
buttressa projecting structure of masonry or wood for supporting or giving stability to a wall or building