GRE Word List


chance; luck

The meaning of the word hap is chance; luck.

Random words

nicetyprecision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
pettytrivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
compoundcombine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
incoherentunintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
gobbleeat very quickly
acceleratemove faster
vulturecarrion-eating birds
finaleconclusion; concluding part
fraughtfilled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
proponentsupporter; backer; opposite of opponent