GRE Word List


atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime

The meaning of the word heinous is atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime.

Random words

chiselswindle or cheat; N: wedgelike tool for cutting
irreconcilableimpossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
circumlocutionindirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
engagingcharming; attractive
flotsamdrifting wreckage
prunecut away; trim
incurbring upon oneself
quotidiandaily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
multifariousvaried; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
pedestalsupport or base as for a pillar or statue