GRE Word List


based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis

The meaning of the word hypothetical is based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis.

Random words

perversioncorruption; turning from right to wrong
combustibleeasily burned; N. CF. combustion
sycophantservile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
logrecord of a voyage or flight; record of day-to-day activities; section of a trunk; V.
suffusespread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
jubilationrejoicing; great joy
railcomplain bitterly; scold; rant; Ex. the weaker railing against injustices
boundleap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
explicateexplain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
finickytoo particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food