GRE Word List

HUSBANDRY

frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman

The meaning of the word husbandry is frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman.

Random words

WordMeaning
knaveuntrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
reprobationsevere disapproval; CF. approbation
infractionviolation (of a rule or regulation); breach
incubusburden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
bulgeprotruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
courtattempt to gain; seek; woo; risk; behave so as to invite; attempt to gain the favor of by attention; Ex. court disaster
impetuousviolent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
floweryfull of flowers; full of ornate expressions
fertileproducing many young, fruits, or seeds; (of land) producing good crops; V. fertilize
hypochondriacperson unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen