GRE Word List



The meaning of the word illicit is illegal.

Random words

adaptmake or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
insensatewithout feeling; lacking sense; foolish
reciprocalmutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
furrowlong shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
gerrymanderchange voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
expatiatetalk at length; speak or write in detail
backsliderevert (to bad habits); N. reverter
donput on; OP. doff
dynamogenerator for producing electricity; energetic person
somnambulistsleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism