GRE Word List

IDLE

not working; not employed or busy; lazy; without purpose; useless; lacking substance; baseless; not based on truth; Ex. idle worker; Ex. talk idly; V.

The meaning of the word idle is not working; not employed or busy; lazy; without purpose; useless; lacking substance; baseless; not based on truth; Ex. idle worker; Ex. talk idly; V..

Random words

WordMeaning
knaveuntrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
fakenot genuine; N: one that is not genuine; impostor; sham; V: counterfeit; Ex. fake the results of the experiment/the signature
flusterconfuse; make nervous and confused; N.
baitharass; tease; torment; Ex. badger baiting; N: food or other lure used to catch fish or trap animals
discernibledistinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement
psychosomaticof the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
pliableflexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
reciprocatedo or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
saboteurone who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
unwarrantedunjustified; having no justification; groundless; baseless; undeserved