GRE Word List


important in history; Ex. historic battle

The meaning of the word historic is important in history; Ex. historic battle.

Random words

goadurge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
incapacitatedisable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
vegetatelive in a monotonous way (without interests or activity); CF. vegetation: plants of an area; CF. vegetarian; CF. vegan
profaneviolate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
gustatoryaffecting or relating to the sense of taste
chagrinannoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
crabbedsour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
predilectionpreference; partiality
atrocitybrutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
condoneoverlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse