GRE Word List


trying or taxing to the point of exhaustion : punishing

The meaning of the word grueling is trying or taxing to the point of exhaustion : punishing.

Random words

rectifyto set right : remedy
latentpresent and capable of emerging or developing but not now visible, obvious, active, or symptomatic
screecha high shrill piercing cry usually expressing pain or terror
venoma toxic substance produced by some animals (such as snakes, scorpions, or bees) that is injected into prey or an enemy chiefly by biting or stinging and has an injurious or lethal effect
arbitrateto act as arbiter upon (a disputed question) : to settle (a dispute between two people or groups) after hearing the arguments and opinions of both
erodeto diminish or destroy by degrees:
physiognomythe art of discovering temperament and character from outward appearance
menacea show of intention to inflict harm : threat
nostalgiaa wistful or excessively sentimental yearning for return to or of some past period or irrecoverable condition