GRE Word List

HEADSTRONG

willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'

The meaning of the word headstrong is willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'.

Random words

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imperviousimpenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
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lusciouspleasing to taste or smell; delicious
prologueintroduction (to a poem or play)
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preceptpractical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept